James Preston Wright

James Preston Wright

Birth
Amherst County, Virginia, USA
Death 20 Feb 2014 (aged 86)
Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia, USA
Burial Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 125440221 · View Source
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James Preston Wright, 86, of Madison Heights, died Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Fairmont Crossing in Amherst. Born April 8, 1927, in Amherst County, he was the son of the late Benjamin Leonard and Mary Scott Wright and was also preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and retired from Griffin Pipe Products after thirty-seven years of service. He was a member of Northminster Presbyterian Church. James is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Irene Martin "Peggy" Wright of the residence; his son, Timothy and wife, Brenda; his daughter, Janice Butler and husband, Clyde; two grandchildren, Marty and wife, Franny, and Karen Elizabeth Butler; as well as two sisters, Hallie Wright and Barbara Garrett (Albert). A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Fort Hill Memorial Park with Pastor Jeff Porter officiating The family will receive friends from 7 untiil 8:30 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at Whitten Monelison Chapel and other times at the residence. Memorial contributions may be made to Northminster Presbyterian Church of Madison Heights.


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  • Created by: Art Wells
  • Added: 21 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125440221
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Preston Wright (8 Apr 1927–20 Feb 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125440221, citing Fort Hill Memorial Park, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Art Wells (contributor 46973972) .