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William Earl Wright Sr.

December 3, 2016

William Earl Wright Sr., 91, passed Saturday, December 3, 2016 at home. He was born in Jarvisburg, NC on May 20, 1925 and was the son of Will and Lizzie Wright.

Surviving are his wife of 71 years, Mary Leary Wright; son, William Earl (Bill) Wright; daughter, MarySue Wright-Baker and husband Wayne; son, Richard (Ric) William Wright and wife Peggy; grandchildren, Amy May, Grant Wright, Kristin Fearon, and Livia Pippen; and great-grandchildren, Katelynn May, Emily May, Keely Pippen, and Avery Fearon.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, December 8 at 3:00 pm at the Wright Family Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Bill Thorn. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be given to the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Corolla, NC or to your favorite charity or organization.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.