Wilbur Andrews Wright Sr.

Published 7:41 pm Saturday, January 6, 2018

Wilbur Andrews Wright Sr. went to be with the Lord on Jan. 6, 2018. He is predeceased by his parents, Michael and Annie Sue Wright Sr.; brother M. Phillip Wright Jr.; sister, Ann Wright Piland; son, Michael Thomas Wright; and grandsons, Adam and Chad Wright.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Carolyn Carter Wright, of Suffolk; son, Andy Wright (Kim), of Suffolk; daughter, Linda Duke (John), of Suffolk; and grandson, Erik Wright, of Suffolk.

Wilbur was a retired farmer and worked at Brandon House. He served in the Virginia National Guard. He was a member of First Baptist Church and loved fishing, working with computers and fixing things with his free time. Wilbur had a technological and engineering mind.

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A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., with Dr. Thurman R. Hayes Jr. and the Rev. David Edgell officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at Holly Lawn Cemetery, 1525 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434. Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Building Fund. Condolences may be offered at RWBakerFH.com.