OBITUARY

Arby Eugene Wright Sr.

November 12, 1930November 30, 2013
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Arby Eugene Wright, Sr., 83, of East Ridge died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at his home. He was born November 12, 1930 in Soddy Daisy to the late Tilford Wright, Sr. and Pearl Sims Wright. Mr. Wright was a U S Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was very devoted to his family; he enjoyed spending time with them and tinkering with cars. Mr. Wright retired from Dixie Savings Stores after 48 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 63 years Bertha Wright; children Arby (Ellen) Wright, Jr., Chattanooga, Vera McKnight, East Ridge, Gilbert Wright, Rossville, Robert (Marie) Wright, Chattanooga, James (Juanita) Wright, East Ridge and Gregory (Barbara) Wright, Rossville; brother Leon Wright, North Carolina; sister Jenny Crane, Orlando, Florida; 14 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 4 at 1:00 pm in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-8 Tuesday evening. Memorial donation may be made to AVALON HOSPICE OF CHATTANOOGA 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 19 Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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Steve & Judy Ford

December 5, 2013

Sorry for your loss, Our prayers are with the family

December 5, 2013

On behalf of Gene Clark & Family Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each and everyone of you at this time. My Dad worked with your Dad at Dixie Saving Stores (Produce Dept.) and says that Arby might be gone but he will never be forgotten and loved working with him over the years at Dixie.
Gene & Carolyn Clark (East Ridge, Tn. )

December 5, 2013

On behalf of Gene Clark & Family Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each and everyone of you at this time. My Dad worked with your Dad at Dixie Saving Stores (Produce Dept.) and says that Arby might be gone but he will never be forgotten and loved working with him over the years at Dixie.
Gene & Carolyn Clark (East Ridge, Tn. )

Benjamin Brychta

December 3, 2013

I am so sorry about your loss. I can relate to how you all feel. I will keep all of the Wrights in my prayers. I have already have put you on my prayer team for the Intouch Ministries Prayer Team.

Ben Brychta

brandy bennett

December 3, 2013

my deepest condolences for the whole Wright family.

Elizabeth Brown

December 3, 2013

No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. Our deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.

MICHAEL DIAMOND

December 3, 2013

A MENTOR TO ME
NOT A DAY GOES BY WITHOUT HEARING HIS WORDS
HIS STORYS
HIS LAUGHS
IN MY THOUGHT AWAYS

Margaret Poe Wallace

December 2, 2013

So very sorry for your loss Wright family. Love you all.

Linda DeMarinis

December 2, 2013

Dearest Gilbert and family~
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Your mall walking friend,

Kathy Wright

December 2, 2013

He was an awesome man! And grandfather to Jason and Michael Wrigt! We loved him dearly!!