William C. Bright III, 52

William C. Bright III, 52, of Haverhill, passed away surrounded by his family June 20 at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley, Haverhill.

Born in Revere, he was the son of William C. Bright II and Janet T. (Manuel) Lombard. He was raised in Chelsea and attended Chelsea High School. He lived in Farmington and Rochester, N.H., area before moving to Haverhill. He was a gifted artist and craftsman with a creative mind and loved working with his hands. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with family and friends. He was proud of his families’ accomplishments especially his grandson, Connor.

Bright leaves behind his life partner with whom he lived, Kim Ann Nalchajian; children, Kevin C. Bright and his wife Heather of Strafford, N.H.; Brian W. Bright of Meredith, N.H.; Christopher J. Bright of Rochester, N.H.; his brothers, Richard T. Bright of Derry, N.H.; James E. Bright and his wife Nancy of Billerica; Robert A. Bright and his wife Janet of Melrose; Sean Bright of Maine; his sisters, Linda Lee A. Ryan and her husband Leo F. of Georgetown; Sandra M. Nalchajian and her husband David B. of Groveland; his grandson, Connor J. Bright; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill, followed by a service in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m.