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Jacob Eric Bright

January 18, 2001 — February 18, 2023

Central

Jacob Eric Bright

 

Specialist Jacob Eric Bright, U.S. Army National Guard, 22, of Central, passed away February 18, 2023.

Born in Easley, SC, he was the son of Janet Lee Arnold Bright and Eric and Dawn Bright. Jacob was a 2019 graduate of D.W. Daniel High School, where he was member of the Wrestling team and active in the JROTC. Even after graduation, he volunteered his time to assist the JROTC at D.W. Daniel High School. He was currently serving his country in the U.S. Army National Guard, mobilized to the National Capital Region, 2-263 Air Defense Artillery Battalion in support of Operation Noble Eagle. Jacob was a member of Greater Life Worship Center, where he was an active member of the youth program and assisted with the media.

He is survived by his parents, Janet Lee Arnold Bright of Greenville and Eric and Dawn Bright of Central; brothers, Matthew A. Bright of Greenville, Jonathan Bright (Kimberly Black) of Central, Aaron Akins (Tiffany Cole) of Central, and Daniel Akins (Abby Burton) of Taylors; grandparents, Stanley and Jan Bright and Barbara Schweers; Nieces, Aliyah Bright, Raylee Bright, and Bayleigh Akins; nephew, Bentley Akins.

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 27, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow with full military honors at Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery, Easley.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to D.W. Daniel High School JROTC, 140 Blue and Gold Blvd., Central, SC 29630, Attn: Tiffany Cole. Please put on memo line Bright, JROTC.

Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home is serving the Bright family.

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Visitation

Monday, February 27, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Duckett - Robinson Funeral Home

108 Cross Creek Road, Central, SC 29630

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Duckett - Robinson Funeral Home

108 Cross Creek Road, Central, SC 29630

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Burial

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

3:00 - 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery

160 Crossroads Church Rd, Easley, SC 29640

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