Lester J. Wright

Lester J. Wright
Mar. 18, 1934 - Aug. 15, 2013
Resident of San Jose
Lester J. Wright, 79, passed from this life to the next on 8/15/13 after a long bout with Alzheimer's. Born in Burbank, CA, he lived in San Jose for 45 years where he worked for G.E. as an electrical engineer.
Lester had 25 years continuous sobriety on Feb. 6, 2013. He was a faithful member of Gateway City Church. He enjoyed fishing & camping, and he also learned to fly a private plane. He served 4 years in the Air Force from 1953-1957. He had many friends from church, AA, OA & YMCA.
Lester leaves his wife of 52 years, Judy Wright, his dgt., Debbie Wright, and his son, Allen Wright. He also leaves his brother, Tracy Wright, who lives in Montana, and his sister, Sharon Asbury, in Potter Valley, CA. He has 20 nieces & nephews. His sister, Gale Iwansky, passed away 6 years ago.
A Memorial Service for Lester will be held Aug. 30, 11:00 AM, at Gateway City Church, 5883 Eden Park Pl., San Jose 95138.


Funeral Home

Oak Hill Memorial Park & Mortuary
300 Curtner Ave San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 297-2447

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 25, 2013