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Chancey Bright

January 23, 2011

Nov. 10, 1934 — Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Chancey R. Bright, age 76, of west Jackson St., Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at 9:30 p.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Chancey was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Kosciusko County, to Earl and Marie (Allen) Bright. He proudly served his country in the United States Army (Screaming Eagles) during the Korean War. 
Chancey married the former Marjorie Jolly, Nov. 9, 1957. Marjorie passed away in 2004. 
Chancey was a member of the VFW Post #1162, the American Legion Post #27, and the First United Methodist Church, Plymouth, where he served on the Social Concern’s Committee. He was the Boy Scout Master, through the church, for 25 years, and was very active in Scouting. Chancey retired from Boreman Products in Bremen. 
He was an active listener and participant on WTCA Radio’s “What’s Your Opinion Show.” He was also a loyal Green Bay Packers Fan, sporting his hat, coat, and other Green Bay memorabilia. 
Chancey is survived by sons, Dave A. Bright, Sr., Michael W. Bright, and Gary L. Bright all of Plymouth; his sisters, Margaret (James) Ellsworth and Vadis Schewin both of Mishawaka; his brother, Howard Bright of Mentone; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
Chancey was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie; his daughter, Sally Jernstrom in 2009; his brother, Ray Bright; and his sister, Esther Harner. 
 
Memorial contributions may be given to:
Riley Hospital for Children
30 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN, 46201,
or, Ounce of Prevention
c/o 1001 E. Jefferson St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.
 
~VISITATION~
MONDAY, JAN. 24, 2011, 4 to 7 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN, 46563
 
~FUNERAL~
TUESDAY, JAN. 25, 2011, 10:30 A.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
THE REVS. MATTHEW PICKUT AND LARRY MARHANKA, OFFICIATING
 
~BURIAL~
NEW OAKHILL CEMETERY, PLYMOUTH
 
~MILITARY HONORS PRESENTED BY~
 AMERICAN LEGION POST #27 AND THE DAV
 
~MEMORIES MAY BE SHARED AT~
www.vangilderfuneralhome.com.

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