Anthony Michael Wright
Anthony Michael Wright
  • June 1, 1968 - August 13, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Anthony Michael Wright, 49, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A viewing will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

Mr. Wright passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017. Born in Orangeburg, he was a son of Vera Pendarvis Wright and the late Shellie Eugene Wright, Jr.

Anthony graduated from Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School and from South Carolina State University, and also received a Master’s degree in Science from Champlain College. He was the Director of Admissions at S.C. State University. Anthony was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where he was a choir member and cantor. Prior to moving to Columbia, he was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He will always be remembered for his singing abilities and talent. Anthony loved to be active and was always the life of the party.

In addition to his mother, surviving are his siblings, Eugenia Claiborne (Steve) of Georgia, Shellie Wright III of Orangeburg, Mary Sandle of Charleston, and John C. Wright (Leonis) of Charleston; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Jasper Lim.

In addition to his father, he was predeceased by a sister, Shellena Jenkins.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3600 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205.

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