Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Brightman, John R. of St. Louis and Vero Beach

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Brightman, John R. of St. Louis and Vero Beach

Article excerpt

Brightman, John R.of St. Louis and Vero Beach, Florida, died Monday, October 2, 2017. He was born December 31, 1932 in Washington, D.C. to Harry Prentiss and Ethel Pharr Brightman. John graduated from Randolph Macon Academy in Front Royal, VA, as a salutatorian of his class. In 1955, he graduated from Princeton University with a BA in History and joined the Navy. In 1952, his family moved to St. Louis to establish Brightman Distributing Company. After serving in the Navy, John joined the family business until its sale in 1998. He launched a second career at UMB Bank and retired in 2009. John is survived by his wife Ann (Lortz); children Tracy Turner Sheppard (David) of Taos, NM, Amy of Seattle, Russell (Elizabeth) of St. Louis, and Virginia Carrie of Denver; stepson Terry Pflager (Alden) of St. Louis; siblings Harry Pharr Brightman (Virginie) of St. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.