OBITUARY

Martin J Wright

September 20, 1938June 7, 2018

Martin J. Wright age 79 of Marshall passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, June 7, 2018. He was born September 20, 1938 to Edward and Attie (Wallen) Wright in Prestonsburg, KY. On August 16, 1958 in Marshall, MI he married Hazel Hall who survives. Martin was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who enjoyed hunting, playing the lotto, going to casinos, bee keeping and especially gardening. He was a very successful gardener and enjoyed growing things to sell at his own vegetable stand but also the local farmer’s market, but mostly he enjoyed the company of the people who came to buy his goods. Martin worked 10 years for Eaton Corp. and 35 years for Calhoun Foundry until his retirement.

In addition to his loving wife of 59 years, Hazel, Martin also leaves to cherish his memory 4 children: Wanda (Neil) Martin, John (Sharon) Wright, Michael (Judy) Wright, Pam (Ray) Miller; 10 grandchildren: Cory Martin, Courtney (Matt) Lieber, Josh (Elysia) Wright, Brad Wright, Jennifer (Jordan) Cole, Sarah (Louie) Lee, Laura Wright, Derek (Amanda) Wright, Alec Miller, Kirsten Miller; 7 great-grandchildren: Noah Wright, Paxton Wright, Emmett Wright, Olive Wright, Juliet Lieber, Harper Lee, Luca Wright and brother: Jim (Lois) Wright.

Martin was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Kenneth, Dave and William Wright and sisters: Susan Poe, Roberta Brown and Josephine Green.

Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 12 PM to 2PM with the Funeral Service starting at 2PM at J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224 with Pastor Danny Adams and Elder Estill Hamilton officiating. Burial will to follow at West Eckford Cemetery, Eckford Township, Michigan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oaklawn Hospice.

A wake will follow services at the VFW in Marshall.

To leave online messages of condolence for the family, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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