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Wilbur W. "Mike" Wright
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1921
Preble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1997
Eaton (Preble County)
Preble County
Ohio, USA

Wilbur W. "Mike" Wright, 76, of Eaton, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, at his home following an extended illness. Born June 21, 1921, in Preble County, he was the son of Mathew and Mary (Frisco) Wright. He retired in 1982 from public service in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and early in 1997 after 14 years as an employee of Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home in Eaton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European Theater, where he received the Purple Heart and the Croix de Guerre. He was a member of VFW Post #1577 of Camden and American Legion Post #322 of West Alexandria.

Survivors include his companion of four years, Hazel Jones of Eaton; a special niece, Norma Jean Thompson of Camden; two brothers, Conley Wright of West Manchester and Bob Wright of Harrisburg, Va.; three sisters, Norma Berman of Richmond, Ind., Mary Stover and Bea Montgomery, both of Eaton; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and two sisters.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 4, at Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home, Eaton, with the Rev. Fred Hill officiating. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family. 
 
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 Parents:
  Matthew Jordan Wright (1874 - 1928)
  Mary Susan Francisco Wright (1878 - 1979)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Jean Wetzel Wright (1924 - 1985)*
  Grace Marie Neff Crumbaker (1923 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vernon M. Wright (1903 - 1990)*
  James B. Wright (1905 - 1977)*
  Nora Jane Wright Berman (1908 - 2002)*
  Archie Wright (1910 - 1983)*
  Conley W. Wright (1912 - 1998)*
  Juanita Wright Beasley (1913 - 1985)*
  Kathryn Wright McCord (1914 - 1982)*
  Orville Curtis Wright (1916 - 1983)*
  Mary E. Wright Stover (1918 - 2000)*
  Beatrice M. Wright Montgomery (1920 - 2004)*
  Wilbur W. Wright (1921 - 1997)
  Robert W. Wright (1923 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mound Hill Cemetery
Eaton (Preble County)
Preble County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 10
 
Created by: Digger4Genealogy
Record added: Feb 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24547960
Wilbur W. Mike Wright
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Wilbur W. Mike Wright
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- Jennifer Wright Cox
 Added: May. 6, 2013
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- Lulabell
 Added: Sep. 26, 2011
 
 
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