Larry Charles Bright, 54, of Louisville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 1, 2008, at the family home.
He was retired from the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army. He was of the Baptist faith. Born October 25, 1954, he was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Survivors include, wife, Linda Bright; daughter and son-in- law, Bridget and Quinn Muse; and son, Clifford Hammer, all of Louisville, TN.
He had four grandchildren who were the light of his life and being, Brandon Coward, Savanna Hammer, Brighton and Ethan Muse; three step-grandchildren he held dear to his heart, Samantha, A. J., and Amber Muse; parents, Dorothy and Verlin Bright of Vonore, TN; sisters and brothers-in- law, Erma and Tony Burlesoon of Maryville, TN, and Susie and Ed Cole of Dandridge, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Leonard and Carolyn Lewis of TX, Arlie and Kelly Bright of WA, and Lennie and Debbie Bright of Maryville, TN; special friends, Larry Brewster and Michael and Pearlie Cole.
The family expresses their deep appreciation to the Covenant Hospice Staff and Nurses who attended to Larry’s needs, especially to Pat, Larry’s Nurse. She was a God send to the family and Larry during these moths. They also appreciate Dr William Bell for his experience and knowledge regarding Larry’s treatment. They also thank all of the friends and acquaintance that visited and assisted the family in any way during this trying time. Words are not enough to express our deep appreciation to all of you.
Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, December 5, 2008 at Smith Trinity Chapel.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 6, 2008, at Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Michael Dupes and Joseph Ferguson officiating.
Interment will be at Louisville Memorial Cemetery in Louisville, TN, with full military honors conducted by Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard.
Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000.