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Gerald Lewis Wright

February 21, 1936 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 84)

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Gerald Lewis Wright, 84, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan, son of the late Jessie and Laura Doherty Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence and Floyd Wright. Mr. Wright was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Wright is survived by his children, Amy Janik and husband, Stan, Jeff Wright and wife, Ashley, and Steve Wright and wife, Amanda; his long-time companion, Ruth Dobbins; his sister, Carol Burgess and husband, Richard; his grandchildren, Alayna and Zachary Janik, Fletcher and Harris Wright, and Noah and Zella Wright; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly. Services for Mr. Wright are private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 374 Hudlow Rd., Forest City, NC 28043.

Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is serving Mr. Wright's family.

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November 19, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue | P.O. Box 445
Mount Holly, NC 28120

Private Services


Hospice of the Carolina Foothills
374 Hudlow Rd., Forest City NC 28043
Tel: 1-828-245-0095

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