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Robert

Taylor "Wizard"

Wright

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September 12, 2020

Robert Taylor "Wizard" Wright, 56, of Covington passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Wright was born July 2, 1964, in Bath County a son of Genevieve Wheeler McKenzie of Clifton Forge and the late Wilbur Allen. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Lloyd McKenzie, a brother, Melvin Wright, a sister, Demeitry Valdez and his grandparents, Eugene and Emma Wright, whom he called mom and dad. Wizard graduated from Bath County High school, class of 1984. He was employed at the Jackson River Enterprise. He was member a member of the Pine Street Baptist Church and he was a huge Michael Jackson fan. He loved to sing and dance. Surviving in addition to his Mother his mother, are sisters and brothers, Renee Wright of Covington, Sandra Dinkins of Macon Ga. ,Louise Wallace and her husband, Jay, of Roanoke, Kirk Wright of Covington, Linda Caldwell and her husband, Rudy, of Hot Springs, and Wanda Caldwell of St. Petersburg, Fl.; Clyde Beale of Lexington, NC., and Steven Beale of Mount Vernon, NY; a special nephew, Andre Booker, of Covington; special cousin, Timothy Wright, of Fayetteville, NC;, a special aunt, Jean Taylor, and her husband, Nathaniel, of Covington, Deborah W. Hall of Covington, and a very special friend Someko Brown, and number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A celebration of Robert's life will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 11:00 AM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roderick Jenkins officiating and Rev. Nathaniel Taylor to deliver the eulogy. The family will receive their friends one hour prior to the service at Arritt Funeral Home. Arritt Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions in Mr. Wright's name may be made to the Pine Street Baptist Church 347 E. Pine St. Covington, VA 24426. Service Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:00 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:00 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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Michael and Bonnie Keyser

Feb 23, 2024

Tod was such a sweet and respectful guy that we loved❤️ So lucky to have known him. We will miss you🌻🌻🌻

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Teresa

Feb 23, 2024

When I worked with Todd at JRE he was always laughing making jokes. Him and Roger were always picking at each other. I'm going to miss him. Love to the family.

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Amber Uzzell

Feb 23, 2024

I will never forget sweet Todd

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Omer ( Bud ) & Pat Shires

Feb 22, 2024

he was a great person loved working with him I was one of the supervisors there never had any one better to work with he has kept in contact with us since it's closeing thought a great deal of him

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