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Ottis Sylvester Wright

Ottis Sylvester Wright, 85, of Kings Mountain, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at home.

Born in Cleveland County on July 15, 1934, he was a son of the late Talmage Stough Wright and Erma Jane Leonhardt Wright. He was a cattle farmer and was retired from the Gaston County Landfill as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed fishing and working. Mr. Wright was a member of the non-denominational church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Cassie Bryant Wright.

He is survived by his partner in life / fiancée of thirty-nine years Sue Gainey; children, Talmage "Tam" Wright and wife Pat of Grover, John Wright and wife Cathy of Kings Mountain; Patricia "Patsy" Ware and husband Timothy "Tim" of Grover, Barry "Ott" Wright and wife Lisa of Kings Mountain, and Dawn Watts and husband Roger of Hollis; brother, Dr. F. Scott Wright of Suffolk, VA; ten grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00PM until 3:00PM at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home, Fallston.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday at 3:00PM at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel.

The burial will follow the service in the Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital / Greenville, 604 Doug Mayes Place, Charlotte NC 28262.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston.

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