POTEAU – Harrell Gene Bright, 84, of Poteau, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 in Tulsa and was born Aug. 30, 1936 in Poteau to Cecil and Edna (Pickle) Bright.
Private family services were held, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Poteau, former principal at Poteau High School before heading two divisions at Carl Albert Junior College. He served as Poteau Fire Chief from 1960 to 1994, was Poteau Man of the Year in 1987 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 and is a member of the Poteau High School Athletic Hall of Fame for basketball.
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