Arthur Young Wright Jr.

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Arthur Young Wright Jr., 83, died at home on May 10, 2017. He was born in Chambers County April 15, 1934. Mr. Wright was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Y. Wright Sr., and Myrtie Lee Sherrer Wright and three beloved sisters. Survivors include his wife, Jane Hammett Wright; his brother Charles Wright, of Pelham; two step-daughters, Kelly Harbin Gilkey (David), of Georgia, and Katy Harbin Litjes (Mark), of North Carolina; daughters, Roxanne Dvorak and Linda Wright, of Arizona; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Wright was a proud retiree from the U.S. Army, having served a combined total of 26 years in active service and army national guard. Before moving to Boaz in 2005, he lived in DeFuniak Springs, Fla., and Panama City Beach, Fla.. Memorialization will be by cremation. A private family service was held at Oxford Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Mount Vernon Baptist (Food Pantry), 2650 Pine St., Albertville, AL, 35950, or Shepherd's Cove Foundation (Hospice), 408 Martling Road, Albertville, AL, 35951. Etowah Memorial Chapel Directed
Published in The Anniston Star on May 24, 2017