PEACHLAND - Mr. William "Bill" Vernon Wright, Jr., 81, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Meadowview Terrace Assisted Living in Wadesboro.
Graveside services will be private due to COVID 19.
Bill was born December 31, 1939 in Anson County, NC and was a son of the late William Vernon Wright and the late Lula Kiker Wright. He was retired from Teledyne Allvac and was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church.
Surviving are his children, Danny R. Wright (Terri "Punk') of Wadesboro and Sandy Wright Evans (Tony) of Ruby, SC; his grandchildren, Anthony Taylor (Sarah) and Brian Taylor both of Peachland and Danielle McAllister (Franklin) of Wadesboro; his great-grandchildren, Addison, Skye, Easton and Mason and his sister, Ruby Watkins (Sam) of West Virginia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Smith Wright in 2020 and his sisters and brother, Judy High, Margie Burr, Louise Wright and Johnny Wright.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Freedom Baptist Church, 5964 NC-218, Peachland, NC 28133.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com
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