James Bright, 89, passed away Friday January 10, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society in Indianola, IA.
Jim was born in Des Moines, IA on October 21, 1924 to Winifred (Fuller) Bright and James H Bright.
Jim grew up in Des Moines. He was a veteran of WWII
and served in the South Pacific with the 2nd Marines from 1943 to 1946.
He returned to Des Moines in 1946 where he met and married Doris English of Madrid, IA. Together Jim and Doris raised 4 children.
He was employed by Armour & Co. of Omaha, NE for 27 years and Dixon Meats of Des Moines, for 10 years. He was a retired Teamster.
He enjoyed 20 years of Canadian fishing trips to Trout River Lodge.
Jim is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris, his 4 children and spouses, Steve (Deb), Altoona IA; Don (Linda) , Norwalk, IA; Cynthia (David) Mowen, Las Vegas, NV and Lori Bright, Norwalk, IA., 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, 1 brother , and grandson, Mathew Mowen.
There will be no services. A private burial of the cremains will be at a later date.