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Larry A. Bright, 69, New Whiteland

Larry A. Bright, 69, New Whiteland, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his home.

Larry was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Elwood to Charles and Eugenia (McDaniel) Bright. He married Gloria Reynolds on July 14, 1962, in Whiteland; they were married for 50 years. He was employed with Edmundson R.V. Sales in Edinburgh for five years. He retired in 2007. Larry enjoyed being outdoors with nature, playing golf, reading and going to auctions. He loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a lifelong Green Bay Packers football fan and an enthusiastic Indianapolis Colts football fan.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Bright of New Whiteland; three children, Michael Bright of Greenwood, Laurie Campbell of Whiteland and Stephanie (Ron) Collins of Nashville; a sister, Lorna Bright of Arizona; a brother, Gordon (Denise) Bright of Kentucky; an uncle, Gary McDaniel of Crawfordsville; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Charles Bright; and a grandson, Tyler Deputy.

A celebration of life service was conducted Wednesday, June 26 at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel. Visitation was Tuesday, June 25 at the funeral home.

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