Franklin Marcus Wright
1932 - 2021

Franklin Marcus Wright

COLUMBIA -- Franklin Marcus Wright born Dec. 19, 1932, in Hamlet, North Carolina, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. He was the son of the late Baxter Evander Wright and Sarah Elizabeth Little Wright.

Mark proudly served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of Lake Murray Baptist Church and enjoyed golf, watercolor painting and spending time with his family. Mark worked for Hudson Automotive Group and retired from Dick Smith Infiniti after many years of service.

He is survived by his children, Carolyn Boland (Randy) and David Wright (Karen); six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Mark is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Nancy Cato Wright; son, Jimmy Wright; three sisters and a brother.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lake Murray Baptist Church, 1001 Hwy. 378 W, Lexington, SC 29072.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

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Published by The Times and Democrat on Jan. 17, 2021.
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My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was a very special. person in the life of David McPhail, my husband.
Sharon McPhail
January 19, 2021
To Kimberly and Mrs Carolyn and family: we are praying for you. What a wonderful legacy he leaves in and through your lives! Thankful that we know this goodbye is only temporary and that he’s dancing with his wife and full of so much joy right now! Love you all and will continue to pray for the Holy Spirit to comfort you as only he can.

Derek and Lindsay Henrichs
Lindsay Henrichs
January 17, 2021
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January 17, 2021