Leslie L. "Bill" Wright Jr.

WRIGHT, LESLIE L., JR., "Bill"; of Ortonville; died March 6, 2013. He was 91. Born in Lake Orion, Michigan to the late Leslie L. and Agnes Marie (nee: Kennedy) Wright, Sr. He married the former Edith Tyson, September 14, 1946 in Lake Orion, she died February 5, 2003. He is survived by three daughters, Carol Ann (Dan) Hess, Patty (Mark) Fraser and Marjorie (Richard) Runyan; four grandchildren, Blake (Joleen) Hess, Brent (Jennifer) Hess, Lucas and Jacob Runyan; one great grandson, Devlin Hess. Preceded in death by two children, Kathryn Wright and William Leslie Wright. Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard having served in the South Pacific during W.W.II. He was a past Supervisor in Brandon Twp. from 1972 to 1984 and also served many years as a Twp. Trustee along with being Zoning Board Enforcement Officer until he was 88. A charter and life member of the Ortonville VFW #582, member of the Ortonville Rotary, Ortonville Historical Society and Ortonville United Methodist Church where his Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013. Pastor Jeremy Benton, officiating. Interment will follow at Seymour Lake Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME, ORTONVILLE. Memorial contributions may be made to the church or Genesys Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. To send a private condolence to the family select guestbook at

Funeral Home

Village Funeral Home & Cremation Services
135 South St. Ortonville, MI 48462
(248) 627-3412
Published in The Oakland Press from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2013