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Vestle "Bodie" Wright Jr. Obituary
POQUOSON - Vestle "Bodie" Wright, Jr., 78, a native of Grundy, VA and resident of Poquoson for the last 35 years, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Sentara Careplex surrounded by his family. Bodie was retired after working a career as a machinist and builder; was a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers; and a Baptist by faith. Bodie was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Cameron McClanahan; father, Vestle Wright, Sr.; grandmother, Icie Wright; and nephew, Brian Cadle. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carleen Wright; daughters, Cheri Wright, and Bodina Wright and husband Michael A. Foster; brother, Jack McClanahan and wife Lana; sisters, Sheila Woodyard, and Shirley Hall and husband Coy; nieces, Terry Scott, Tammy Woodyard, and Pam Kennedy; and nephews, Greg McClanahan, Bart Cadle, Pat McClanahan, and Shawn McClanahan. A Celebration of Bodie's life will be held Saturday, December 23, at 11:00 AM, immediately followed by a reception, all at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. Burial will be private at a later date. At other times the family will receive friends at the daughter's (Bodina) home. The family has requested that no one visit the deceased home. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Dec. 22, 2017
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