Mr Wight, 81, was killed in a car crash on Monday afternoon at Woodvale on the Bendigo-Pyramid Hill Road. Woodvale and Bendigo CFA member turned out to attend the accident.
Raywood CFA captain Ron Thompson yesterday described Mr Wight as a man who would do anything he was asked.
He said Mr Wight received a national medal for his service to the CFA and was instrumental in getting the Raywood CFA shed built last year.
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