Please add my name to the vast array of Chattanoogans whose lives were enhanced by knowing the extraordinary Fletcher Bright.
As a young man, I had the privilege of closing a big real estate deal with Fletcher. Then I was enriched to affiliate with his business prior to my service in Congress.
Fletcher could relate to the powerful and the powerless with the same respect and connection. He was humble yet very strong. Talent and humor seemed to come natural. He gave a lot more than he took and we are all the better for it.
My brother Lou Wamp had the privilege of studying music at Fletcher’s feet.
What an amazing fellow Fletcher Bright really was. He will be missed but never forgotten. The Wamps are with the Brights as they mourn his loss and celebrate his wonderful life.
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I will miss the honesty, integrity, and the professional musical abilities of a legend in our city. Fletcher brought us together in ways our newer citizens did not get to experience.
But for those whom were here, what great times of the music.
All love to his family, and to "his other family", the music lovers of Chattanooga and cities afar.