Joe Bright, 70, passed away peacefully at home on April 18, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.
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Joe was born in Richmond, Va., and worked for Bank of America in Charlotte, N.C., for 38 years.
He enjoyed and excelled in the game of pool and was a member of the American Pool Players Association. Reading and fishing were also favorite pastimes.
Survivors are his wife, Shirley; his twin brother, Harold, and his wife, Karen, of Sherrills Ford, N.C.; his son, Joel of Charlotte, N.C.; stepson, John Pritchard, of Fort Mill, S.C., and stepdaughter, Karyn Martin and her husband, Shane, of Leavenworth, Kansas. Grandchildren include Jeffrey, Haili, Thomas and Travis.
Memorial services are 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at New Bethel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, Joe requested donations be made in his memory to his church, New Bethel United Methodist Church, 5984 U.S. Highway 85 N., Crestview, FL 32536.
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Published in The Crestview News Bulletin from Apr. 30 to May 30, 2013