Samuel W. Brightbill
June 30, 1932 - October 8, 2015
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Samuel William Brightbill. 83, passed away October 8, 2015. Sam was born in Lebanon, PA on June 30, 1932. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1950 while lettering in football and basketball, and playing trombone in the school orchestra, and voted as Most Popular in his class. He joined the US Navy after High…

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PJ Imhof left a message on November 13, 2015:
Rowena and family, Please accept our late condolence, as we have just found out that Sam had passed. Sam was a wonderful, friend and shipmate. His presence here on earth made many people feel good, by knowing him. Now he will bestow his wonderful demeanor, with those surrounding him, in Heaven. If there is anything we can do for you and your family, please ask. Sam will be added to those in our prayer list, as well as you, Rowena, for your safety and comfort. Love, Eileen & PJ Imhof
Robin Rubbo left a message on October 16, 2015:
Rowena, and family - Sam will be missed - his big smile just filled a room! My prayers are with all of you. Respectfully, Robin
Mary Saguinsin left a message on October 15, 2015:
Dear Stuart and Paul, I am saddened to hear of the loss of your father. May he rest in peace. I am praying for you, your mother, and the rest of your family. - Mary Saguinsin
Elsa & Antonio Bonoan left a message on October 15, 2015:
Rowena,Marty,Suart,,DEBBIE & family,Please accept our condolences on the passing of Sam, It was an honor to known such a great person and we will truly miss him. May God embrace you and comfort you during this difficult time.
Heidi Gibson-Hyden left a message on October 14, 2015:
Stuart and Paul (and Mrs. Brightbill) - It's never easy to say goodbye to a loved one, much less a husband, parent or grand parent. They are always there for us by our side, cheering us on in every aspect of our lives. Mr Brightbill was no different. I will never forget that both your mom and dad were always very kind to my mother, and will always remember that! Even when she had no one to turn to, your mom (and dad by her side) were always there for her, with a smile and support. When my mother passed away, your parents were the first to send Deanna and I a note of remembrance. Praying that you all may find comfort in the many amazing memories he has created over the years. And may God give you Peace during this difficult time. God bless you all. Heidi and Jay Hyden
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Lynnette Griffin left a message on October 14, 2015:
Debbie & Family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. You & your family are in my prayers. Love, Lynnette
Agatha Savage left a message on October 14, 2015:
Dear BRIGHTBILL Family, Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Sam will be missed in so many way by so many people who loved him. Peace be with you, Paul and Agatha Savage (and family)
Brian Eden left a message on October 14, 2015:
Dear Brightbill family, We were so very sad to hear about Sam's passing. He has become a fixture at family events and he's been a friend and mentor to many of us over the years. I look forward to seeing you soon to express my sympathy in person.
Marisa Eden left a message on October 14, 2015:
Dear Rowena, Marty, Stuart, Paul, Debbie, Andrew & Olivia, so sorry for your loss. We all loved Sam and he will never be forgotten. Love, Missie, Brian, Gracie & Elizabeth Eden
Cremation Society of Virginia left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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