Raymond Russell Wright

Published 9:32 pm Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Raymond Russell Wright, 87, died on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at his home, following a long illness.

Raymond Russell Wright

Russell was the son of the late Percy and Garnet Wright of Cumberland County. He was a Korean War veteran, and was awarded the Bronze Star, Unit Commendation UN Ribbon, Korean Services Medal and Good Conduct Ribbon. He was a graduate of the Police Academy in Gainesville, Florida and worked in law enforcement. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Renee Rardon. He was a Baptist and attended Parkview Baptist Church, Gainesville, FL.

Survivors include his wife, Dolly Wright; a son, Steve Wright of Glenwood, AR; a daughter, Diane Winfree, of Richmond, VA; sister, Claudette Wilmouth, of Keysville, VA; brother, Percy Wright, of Farmville, VA; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.

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A celebration of Mr. Wright’s life will be held privately at a later date. Please visit his memorial page at: www.williamsthomasfuneralhome.com.