Arby Wright, Sr.

Arby Eugene Wright, Sr., 83, of East Ridge died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at his home. He was born Nov. 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, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3-8 p.m. today. Memorial donation may be made to Avalon Hospice of Chattanooga, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 19, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga.

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