Carl William Wright
Carl William Wright
  • September 14, 1922 - March 31, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Carl Wright passed away in Raleigh, NC on March 31, 2017 at the age of 94 years. He was born in South Heights, PA on September 14, 1922 to the late George and Helen Suttelle Wright. He graduated from Ambridge High School in 1941 and entered the Army Air Corps, serving for four years. He worked for Jones and Laughtin Steel Corporation in Aliquippa, PA for 40 years, retiring in 1985. Carl and his first wife, the late Mary Ella Wright, moved to Raleigh, NC in 1985 to be near their two daughters. He worked part time for Raleigh Parks and Recreation for 20 years driving a van for senior citizens.

He was a member of Hayes Barton Baptist Church in Raleigh and a member of the TMT Sunday School Class. He enjoyed sports, traveling, gardening and playing Bingo.

Carl is survived by his second wife, Agnes "Angie" S. Wright; two daughters, Barbara Fouse and husband Samuel and Nancy Brown, all of Raleigh; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two step-children, Stephen Brady and wife Ann and Sandra Brady, all of Greensboro.

A Memorial Service will be held at Hayes Barton Baptist Church (1800 Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh) on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the TV Ministry, Hayes Barton Baptist Church or to one's charity of choice.