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Robert B. Brightwell

Robert B. Brightwell Robert B. Brightwell

Robert Bell (Bob) Brightwell, 85, Louisville, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at his home.

Born June 1, 1935, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Eugene and Ella Bell Brightwell.

He retired in 1985 as an aircraft mechanic with the Kentucky Air National Guard in Louisville.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Victoria Meek, and three brothers, Stanley, Jack and Charles Brightwell.

Survivors include two sons, Robert S. Brightwell of Jeffersonville and Clay Bailey of Crystal River, Fla.; two daughters, Laura Bailey and Charlotte Schoenagel, both of Louisville; a brother, Herb Brightwell of Georgetown; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

There will be a graveside service Friday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Radcliff, Ky.

Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon is in charge of the arrangements.