WRIGHT Richard G. (1937 – 2011)


Nov. 2, 1937
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA


Sep. 1, 2011
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA


East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH, Saturday, 03 Sep 2011, pg. 5-A

Richard G. (Dick) Wright

Chester – On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, in the company of his longtime companion, Lois McGaffic and other family members, Richard G. (Dick) Wright passed from this life in to the next at his home on Middle Run Road in Chester after a difficult battle with lung cancer. A quiet and gentle man, Dick came into this life on Nov. 2, 1937, in Greene Township, Pa. He was a son of the late Alvie J. Wright Sr. and Thelma Campbell Wright. He retired from J&L Steel, Aliquippa Works. Dick was a past member of the Southside Sportsman’s Club and the Hookstown-Hancock Tractor Pullers Assoc. His passion in life was golf and he also played softball. Also he helped establish the campground at the Hookstown Fair. Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his wife Geraldine Wright; a brother, Jay Wright; a sister, Barbara Wilson; and a niece, Joanna Olsen Long. Besides his companion, Lois, other survivors include, four sons, Richard L. (Carol) Wright and Donald F. (Jo) Wright of Houston, Texas; Brian E. (Dana) Wright of Katy, Texas; Richard Campbell of Floral City, Fla.; three daughters, Marilyn Campbell (Vic) Wolfe of Salineville; Christine McGaffic (Todd) Temple of Hookstown, and Kimberly McGaffic (Tom) Smith of House Springs, Miss. Grandchildren whom survive are as follows, Valerie Wright, Jessica (Victor) Darron, Kendra Noey, Krissy (Timothy) Vaca, Brittany (James) Newton, Zach Wright, Matthew Wright, David Wright, Crystal (Duane) Martin, Vic (Tara) Wolfe, Matt Smith, Courtney Smith, T.J. Temple, Trevor Temple, Genevieve Campbell, and Rebecca Campbell. Great-grandchildren include, Sonny Vera, Haylee McDaniel, Marijayne McDaniel, Ethan Vaca, Kaylynn Vaca, Taylor Newton, Madysen Newton, Kelsey Newton, Richard Martin, and Kylie and Connor Wolfe. In addition a special niece, Dianne Wilson and two special nephews, Denzil and David Wilson also survive. Friends may visit at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester where the family will present Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. and on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Minister Tom Arehart will preside over funeral services at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Mill Creek Hill Cemetery in Georgetown. You may view this obituary and send on condolences at http://www.arnerfuneralchapel.com