|Marvin J. Wright|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 25 May 2013 09:12|
Marvin Jerry Wright, 76, of Grand Rapids, OH, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic. Jerry was born in Toledo, OH to the late Marvin and Mildred Gallagher-Wright.
Jerry is survived by the love of his life for 58 years: June; children: Marvin Jr. (Elida) Wright, Mark Wright, Kimberly (Harold) Freeworth; grandchildren: Meggan (Patrick) Parsons, Randi (Brian) Klosterman, Cortney (Michelle) Wright, Brock (Kristi) Freeworth, Brittani Freeworth, Samantha Wright; great-grandchildren: Kaitlynn, Kellie, Kenzie, Loryn, Haleigh, Jacob, Larkin; and many others that knew Jerry by "Grandpa."
Jerry's memberships included: Mayor of Grand Rapids, Scout Master, City Council, Chairman of Public Affairs Board, President of Pool Board, President of Grand Rapids Athletic Boosters, Volunteer Fireman, Masonic Lodge, Historical Society, Township Trustee, Board Member for Calvary United Methodist Church, coached youth baseball, football and soccer.
Jerry worked at Brush Beryllium, Airport Lumber, Wick's Lumber, Katy Steel and Aluminum, and Tristate Aluminum where he retired in 2000.
Jerry was an avid sports enthusiast. He especially enjoyed the Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Indians but his true passion was his family.
Friends and family will be received at the Wright-Habegger Funeral Home, 24084 W. Second Street, Grand Rapids, Ohio 43522, on Monday, May 27, 2013 from 2 until 8 p.m. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11 a.m., also at Wright-Habegger Funeral Home with pastors Mark Montgomery and Scott Carmen officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, Grand Rapids Little League, Grand Rapids Pool, or Boy Scouts Troop #325.
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