James Ronald Bright, 79, of Swannanoa, passed away Mondy, Jan. 28, 2019.
James is survived by his wife, Jeanne Eckenrod Bright; four children, Dawn Bright Cobb (Ronnie), Dale Bright (Robin), Rhonda Bright Rice (Joe), and Jeremy Bright (Lida); 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren, including his special buddy, Paxton Owenby.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 2 p.m., at Harwood Home for Funerals, with a celebration of life service immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 8195, Asheville, NC 28814.
Harwood Home for Funerals is assisting the family, www.harwoodhomeforfunerals.com.