SILVER SPRINGS, Md. - John T. Wright Jr., 72, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at his residence in Silver Springs, Md.
He was born March 17, 1941, in Chattanooga, Tenn., the son of John T. and Irene Dansby Wright Sr.
John was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was formerly employed with Youngstown Steel Door.
Survivors include five children, Tomeka-Wright Armstrong, with whom he made his home, Carolyn Hall, Dwayne Franklin, John McWhorter and Jernell Vernon; four stepchildren, Sonya Colbert, Lisa Baker, Ernest Kilpatrick and Chaney Goodwill; 21 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Maudestine Gibson.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Washington Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.