David Bright Sr., 61, South Bend, passed away Thursday, Oct.3, 2019, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
He was born the son of Chancey and Marjorie Jolly Bright on May 30, 1958, in Plymouth.
David was a life long resident of Plymouth until he moved to South Bend a year ago. He was graduate of Plymouth High School in 1976 and furthered his education at ITT Fort Wayne with and Associate Degree in Architecture.
David was known for involvement in coaching at Plymouth High School: football, basketball, soccer, baseball and bowling. His favorite hobbies are watching Chicago sports, Cubs and Bears were his favorite. His faith led him to become a member of the Plymouth First United Methodist Church.
Surviving David is his daughter Erica and Jason Beerwart of South Bend and sons: Clayton Bright of Mishawaka and David Bright Jr., Warsaw. He was further blessed with three grandchildren, Kierstyn, Bryce and Hannah Beerwart; and brothers Michael Bright of Plymouth and Gary Bright of Plymouth.
Preceding in death were his parents, sister Sally Jernstrom and twin grandchildren.
The family welcomes you to share memories of David, from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in the Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St. Plymouth. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with the family presiding. Burial will follow in New Oak Hill Cemetery.
The family requests memorial gifts in David’s memory be directed to: Plymouth High School Soccer and softball programs.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in arranging the services.