Horace B. "HB" Wright
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Horace B. Wright, "HB", age 75, of New Castle and North Bowers, passed away October 21, 2013. He served in the Korean War where he received the Purple Heart for his courage and loyalty to his country. He worked at Phoenix Steel and Brandywine Compound Company. He enjoyed his beach house and fishing.
HB is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Elaine; daughter, Clara Anne Iman; son, Horace Budd Wright; step-children: Tammy Oakman, Michael Oset (Debbie), and Kristina Hubbard (Adam); 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters; and 1 brother. Horace was preceded in death by parents, Horace and Esther Wright.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2013, from 6-8:00 pm at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a celebration of HB's life on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 9:30 am. Burial will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in HB's memory to Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, Attention Judy Martin, 156 N. Bayshore Drive, Frederica, DE 19946. For directions or to send an online condolence visit www.strano-fee ley.com
Strano & Feeley
Family Funeral Home
Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2013