GRAHAM - Mr. William Howard Wright, 80, of 6261 Whitney Road, Graham, died at 9:35 PM, Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Hospice Home in Burlington following a short battle with cancer.
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A native of Wayne County, MI, he was husband of the late Jane Duffey Wright and son of the late James Robert Wright and Esther Lee Bruce Wright. He was a retired Minister of Music and of Church Vestments. Mr. Wright was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham where he was a Deacon.
Surviving are two sons, Mike Wright and wife Debbie of Fayetteville, GA and Steve Wright and wife Angie of Saxapahaw; three grandchildren, Vanessa Walsh and husband Steve, Ethan Wright, and Andrew Wright and wife Deidre; and three great grandchildren, Emma Walsh, Dylan Walsh and Emery Wright.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 22, at the First Baptist Church of Graham with the Rev. Travis Russell, the Rev. Jim Wall and the Rev. Shannon Hall officiating.
The family will receive friends at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home & Crematory in Graham from 6-8 PM Monday evening and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Graham, PO Box 799, Graham, NC 27253 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com
Rich and Thompson Funeral Service and Crematory
207 E. Elm Street Graham, NC 27253
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2014