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Jerry Leon Wright

May 2, 1949 — November 29, 2022


We regretfully announce the passing of Jerry Leon Wright, age 73, of Abingdon, VA, who passed away, peacefully, November 29, 2022.

He is survived by his two children, son Travis Wright, daughter Alycia Wright; three grandchildren, Camryn Wright, Landon Wright, Coltin Wright; one great-grandchild, Gianni Mathurin; Four Sisters, Mary-Jane Wimmer, Sandra Wise, Jean Hayter, and Thelma Wright; Three brothers, Clinton (Jr) Wright, William Wright, and David Wright; as well as several beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Jerry was predeceased by his mother, Edna Mae Wright; his father, Clinton Dare Wright; His sisters, Irene Woods, Willie Mae Fields, and Virginia George; and his brother, Bobby Wright. Everyone who knew Jerry knew how magnetic he was, it was obvious to all, after even just a single meeting with him. He loved the mountains, fishing, carpentry, and playing his guitar. He would do anything for his friends and family whom he loved fiercely. We will miss him more than words can say.

At his request, a memorial will be held in his honor, as opposed to traditional funeral services. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 2:00 pm, at Green Spring Presbyterian Church, Green Spring Church Road, Abingdon, VA, followed by a luncheon in the Green Spring Church Hall.

The family of Jerry Leon Wright is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, Main Street location, 427 E. Main Street, Abingdon, VA 276-623-2700.

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