|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1940|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 2010|
WEST FRANKFORT - Arley Joe Wright, 69, of Silver Spring, Md., formerly of West Frankfort, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at his residence in Maryland.
He was born Nov. 23, 1940, in West Frankfort to Lanzel "Lannie" Wright and Mary Elsie (McElmury) Wright.
He married Frances Virginia (Grening) Wright.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Wright of Silver Spring, Md.; and a son, Franklin Lee Wright of Denver, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and by four brothers, Bob, Elvis, Leland and Howard Wright.
Mr. Wright attended elementary school and high school in West Frankfort, graduated from Devry University in Chicago and started work at Argonne National Laboratory in physical science and engineering. He was a staff member in charge of the particle accelerators beam and modification on the machine. He also designed the battery system for a satellite. He worked as a Security Officer and as a Policeman in Lamont. In his free time he was a Professional Wedding Photographer. Mr. Wright and his family lived in Aurora, Ill. and Silver Spring, Md. He retired from Penn Camera in Washington, D.C.
He formerly attended Calvary Baptist Church in West Frankfort.
Published 7/4/2010 Southern Illinois News
Lanzel Wright (1908 - 1978)
Elsie M McElmurry Wright (1910 - 1985)
Bobby Lee Wright (1927 - 1998)*
Leland Edward Wright (1931 - 2000)*
Howard Dean Wright (1932 - 2003)*
Arley Joe Wright (1940 - 2010)
Created by: David Wright
Record added: Dec 17, 2012
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