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Randy Reed Bright

April 24, 1964 — April 2, 2023

Riceville, TN


Randy Reed Bright, 58 of Riceville, Tennessee passed away April 2, 2023, from a motorcycle accident, doing what he loved.  Randy was born April 24, 1964, in Sweetwater and resided in East Tennessee most of his life.  Randy was a wonderful husband and amazing father.  He LOVED his kids and was so proud of them both.  He was owner/operator of Bright Way Trucking for more than 10 years.  Randy was a successful entrepreneur all of his life.  He attended the Decatur Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses.  Randy Bright was known by all he encountered as a man of faith.  His love of Jehovah and Jesus Christ was evident and shared wherever he went.  Randy was extremely loving and generous, always looking out for family, friends, and fellow truck drivers, he never met a stranger.  Randy lived life fully with passion and enthusiasm.  His smile was as huge as his heart!  He loved being outdoors hiking, driving the Jeep of riding the Harley, being in nature.  He loved the beach and countryside but the mountains spoke to him.  Randy enjoyed strumming the guitar and singing and had a great sense of humor.

Randy was proceeded in death by his father, Reed Bernie Bright of Athens, TN and survived by his mother, Helen Marie bright Tuck (Joe) of Woodward, Oklahoma.  Children, Halle Michelle Bright and Landon Reed Bright and his beautiful wife, Rossella D’Apruzzio Bright all of Riceville, TN.   His stepchildren, Stefania (Michael) Mazzurco, David (Lindsey) Rossi and Johnathan Rossi all of Long Island, New York.  Six brothers and sister: Darlene (Mark) Hall of Milbrook, New York, Debbie Bright, Charlene Bright, Penny Shipe and Ricky Bright all of Pensacola, Florida, Rodney (Stephanie) Bright of Riceville TN.  Randy has numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends  and he cherished every single one.

Memorial services will be at the Athens Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 11:00 AM (2816 US-11, Athens, Tennessee) Family and friends are invited afterward to love and support one another, share a meal and remember Randy at 8060 State Hwy 30 E, Decatur, TN  Those unable to attend may send condolences to

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Jehovah's Witnesses

2816 US-11, Athens, TN 37303

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