1942 William 2021

William H. Bright

January 1, 1942 — December 17, 2021

William Henry (Bill) Bright, age 79, passed away peacefully and suddenly on December 17, 2021 at his home. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William and Viola Bright. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Wanda (Faye) Bright. His sons and daughter in laws, Rickey and Talehma, Bobby and Janet, and Jeff and Kim all of Maryville, TN. He had 8 grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Sister Ruth Carwile of Virginia. Brother and sister-in-law Mike and Brenda Bright of Rutledge, TN. Bill was a dedicated employee of Knoxville Utilities Board for over 40 years. Bill was a member of Third Street Baptist Church and attended many churches throughout the area. Bill loved his lord and is resting peacefully in his presence. He also loved to watch his Volunteers and the Atlanta Braves. Friends and family may come by and sign the book on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 11:00am – 6:00pm. A visitation will follow from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. Friends and family will then assemble for a Graveside Service and Entombment at Sherwood Mausoleum Chapel, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 11:00am officiated by Rev. Ray McKehan. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of William H. Bright please visit our Sympathy Store.
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