Staff Sergeant Gary Len Wright was born December 12, 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland; he transitioned from this life on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. He was the son of Geraldine Wright and the late Lindbergh Wright.
He received his early education in the public schools of Baltimore, Maryland and received his high school diploma from Baltimore City College. After high school he entered the United States Army and retired in 2011.
He was a member of Mt. Pisgah UAME Church, where he served as an usher. He sang with the Middletown Odessa Townsend Community Choir (M.O.T.) and enjoyed traveling with them,
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Wright.
SSG Wright leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Gary Wright Jr., Natasha Wright-Wilson (Michael), James Brooks Jr. and Genielle Snow; grandchildren, Jeremiah Wilson and Zoe Wilson, Caelib Brooks, Ayden Brooks, Ava Brooks and Austin Brooks; mother, Geraldine Wright; siblings, Leroy Wright (Glenis, James Wright (Betty), Rev. Dr. Steve Wright (Paula), Rochelle Goode (Thaddeus), Anthony Wright (Sharon), Kevin Wright (Nichelle) and Michael Wright (Chandra); sister in-law, Angie Wright and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
His Celebration of Life service will be 11:00 am, Friday, September 6, 2019 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1325 Barksdale Road, Newark, DE 19711. There will be a viewing from 9:00 - 10:45 am only.
His burial will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701.
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