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January 17, 2014

JOHN HENRY WRIGHT John Henry Wright, 69, of 9149 Mill Branch Road, died, Friday, January 17, 2014 at his residence. He was born September 16, 1944 in Alleghany County, a son of the late Harry Fulton Wright and Ida Bess Wright Aruthur. Mr. Wright retired in 2006 from City of Covington Public Works after 32 years of service. He was a member of Pinnell Chapel United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Wright, two sisters Mildred and Diane and two brothers, Leonard and Curtis. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Juanita Harris "Pete" Wright of Covington; two son, Terry wright of Jacksonville, FL and Randy Wright and his wife, Deborah of Upper Marlboro, MD ; a daughter, Sandra Goad of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Jason, Curtis, Kelly, Kyleigh, Crystal, Emily, Elizabeth and two great grandsons; four brothers, David Wright and his wife of New Castle , Marvin P. Wright of Covington; Harry F. Wright, Jr. of Romney, WV and Calvin Wright Rocky Mount; Seven sisters, Nellie Campbell and her husband Robert of Covington; Thelma Dotson and her husband, Lee and Violet Jeffries and her husband Jerry both of Clifton Forge; Linda Clarkson of Warm Springs; Barbara Tingler; Mable Mann and her husband Wayne; Carol Hallet and her husband James , all of Covington; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Pallbearers will be Marvin Wright, Hubert Dressler, Allen Harris, Gene Harris, Robert Keith, Bill Litton, Rodney Harris and Wesley Keith. Memorial Information The family suggests that memorial donations may be made to Mountain Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
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