Jerry R. Wright, 78, of
He was born on
He lived in
He was a member of the Fort Branch VFW Post 2714, Columbia Lodge 450 F.& A.M. Patoka. He was an avid gardener, walker, and enjoyed his river camp, fishing and his dogs. He also enjoyed spending time with friends, family and church activities, spending Sunday afternoons with his brother, Ted.
He is survived by his children, David (Sherry) Wright of Norris City, Ill., Jane Ann (Gary) Richardson of Hazleton, Beth (Eric) Knapp of Princeton, John (Mendy) Wright of Winslow; six grandchildren, Stacey Michelle Preston, Daniel Scott Richardson, Brianna Nicole Wright, Hayden Opal Wright, Calli Renee Wright and Kaleigh Henn; three step-grandchildren, Natalie, Dalton and Tristan Sharp; five great grandchildren, Addison, Savannah, Noah, Spencer and Alexis; two brothers, Charles E. (Norma) Wright of Frankfort, Ted (Pauline) Wright of Princeton; and two sisters, Joyce (Robert) Smith of Princeton and Doris (Robert) Fromm of Mt. Carmel, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Virginia P. “Ginny” Wright in 2003; and two brothers, Robert and Jimmy Wright.
Funeral services will be at
Visitation will be from on Saturday at the funeral home.