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BUFFALO: Elmer Bright, 79, of Buffalo passed away Thursday June 28, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family after a brief battle with cancer.

He was born November 20, 1933 in Lancaster and was the son of the late Ed and Ella Mae (Bright) Turner.

Elmer was a liquor control agent for the State of Ohio for 25 years before retiring in 1994. He was a former Deputy Sheriff in Fairfield County and a former Valley Township trustee.

His memberships included Masons, K of Phythias Blue Lodge, 50 year member of Eastern Star, Stop Nine Church of Christ, Scottish Rite and an Auxiliary member of the Zane Lodge FOP.

Elmer loved spending time with his family. He loved fishing, gardening and playing cards with friends. He especially loved his dogs Molly and Minnie.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Tom Farrar.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years Joann (Brown) Bright; two sons, Jim (Lily) Bright of West Virginia and Rick (Paula) Farrar of Cambridge; four daughters, Karen Kent of Lancaster, Kathy (Delbert) Abrams of Senecaville, Lori (Tony) Jamiel of Senecaville and Sandy (John) McElhaney of New Concord; daughter-in-law Rhonda Farrar of Buffalo; 12 grandchildren, Amber, Brad, Jason, Trent, Troy, Stacy, Tera, Tyler, Tori, Eriq, Kyle and Wyatt; seven great-grandchildren, Olivia, Kenzlie, Emily, Elise, Kaden, Addison and Landen; one brother Larry (Jerry) Turner of Pleasantville; one niece Jackie and two nephews, Eddie and Joey.

Calling hours will be Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville where services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Evang. Mark Beros officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield County at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of Guernsey, P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio 43725.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on June 29, 2013
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