John “Roger” Wright passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at home. Born November 16, 1949 in Pulaski, Virginia to the late William and Maeokwa Edmonds Wright. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Tom Wright, sister, Patsy Hildack and nephew, Adam Wright.
Roger, a Cleveland Browns fan wanted, in his own words, to be remembered as a man of laughter who loved music, dancing and riding Harley’s. He professed himself a ladies’ man who had a zest for life and giving thrills to others. He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Known to everyone as Roger, He lived most his life in Youngstown, Ohio. After retiring from Polaris Window and Doors, he returned to his birthplace in Pulaski, Virginia.
Roger was a United States Army Veteran.
Roger is survived by his three daughters, Kim (John) Hough of Austintown, OH, Pam Brinkley of Dallas, NC and Siobhan Saunders of Youngstown, three sons, Zachary Wright of Austintown, Harley R. Wright and Daniel John Wright of Christiansburg, VA; as well as a brother Carmand (Lisa) Wright of Austintown and four sisters, Patsy Hedge of Pulaski, Nokey Reed of Pulaski, Diane (Bill) Watson of Youngstown, Debbie (Ray) Devellin of Casagrande, AZ and Tina Wright of Rocky Mount, NC. He is also survived by a special niece, Tammie Smith of Pulaski who took special care of her uncle. He leaves seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and spouse, Kimberly Wright of Christiansburg, VA.
His wishes for cremation are being honored and no services are scheduled at this time.
To sign Roger’s online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneralhom.com
Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.