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Gerald Wright

Gerald Wright, age 83, of Spindale, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the Hospice House of Forest City.

Born February 3, 1932 in Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Robert Hyden Wright and Dolores Kiser Wright. Gerald worked for Exxon Oil Company as a truck driver for thirty-three years and for Hardin's Trucking for many years. He was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church and enjoyed watching NASCAR.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of over forty years, Sara Lou Humphries Wright and one sister, Martha Cash.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille Hearn Wright; two sons, Jud Wright and wife, Barbara of Cliffside and Jeffrey Wright of Ellenboro; three sisters, Betty Roper of Gilkey, Jeanette Wallace and husband, Luke of Forest City and Sandra Brigman and husband, Tommy also of Gilkey; one brother, Norris Wright and wife, Sherry of Forest City; one step-daughter, Frances Powers of Forest City. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Sammie Jo Hoyle, Justin Wright, Nicki Wright and Ray Wright.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Wayne Toney officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

An online guest registry is available at www.harrelsonfuneralhome.com

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