Alexander Wright

February 6, 1947 ~ October 2, 2018 (age 71)

Alexander Wright was born February 6th, 1947 in Sumter, South Carolina to James and Ruth Wright. He departed this life on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, at his home.

Mr. Wright spend his youth in South Carolina and Asheville, North Carolina. He joined the United States Army in 1965 and served 23 years. Mr. Wright is a two time Vietnam Veteran. After retiring in 1988, he settled in Greensboro, NC and worked as a driver for the United States Postal Service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruth Wright; sister, Edith Curry; and niece, Angela Wright.

Surviving are his loving wife of 50 years, Bobbie Wright; three sons, Gerald E. Wright, Charles R. Wright, and Alexander Wright, Jr.; brothers, James, Romeo, Nathaniel, Bob, and Douglas; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, October 12th, 2018, 2:00 pm, at Triad Cremation & Funeral Service with Elder Nathaniel Wright presiding. The family will receive friends from 1-2pm prior to the service.


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