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Eric Steven Brightwell

August 2, 1975 — November 29, 2023


Eric Steven Brightwell

Eric Steven Brightwell, 48, of Lawton, MI, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, in Kalamazoo, MI. He was born on Saturday, August 2, 1975, in Kalamazoo, MI, the son of David A. Brightwell and Sharon M. Lovely.

Eric is survived by his father Dave Brightwell, and his mother Sharon Lovely; his brothers Michael (Holly) Brightwell, Craig Brightwell; son Austin Palmer, & daughter Brittany King; granddaughter Charlotte King; grandparents Paul & Sharron Hudson, and Wilma Brightwell; step-mother Mary Anne Brightwell; and several cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Eric is preceded in death by his step-father Donny Carlson.

Eric loved to hunt and enjoyed softball.

An open house remembrance for Eric will be held on Saturday January 6, 2024 at the Porter Township Hall, 88040 M-40, Lawton, MI 49065, from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Gift of Life Michigan.

While visiting please take time to sign Eric's guestbook and/or share a memory with his family.

The Brightwell family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. (269) 679-5622.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Eric Steven Brightwell, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Remembrance Gathering for Eric Brightwell

Saturday, January 6, 2024

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Porter Township Hall

88040 M-40, Lawton, MI 49065

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