Willie Roger Wright

October 10, 1923 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 96)

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Mr. Willie Roger Wright , returned to the open arms of his creator on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation Center. 

Graveside services were held on Saturday, July 11,2020 @ 12 p.m. at the Resthaven Cemetery.Rev. Jerry Walden officiated.

Mr. Wright was born on October 10, 1923 to the parentage of the late George Wright, Sr. and Ada Hodges Wright.  He retired from Washington County School System. 

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles, Sam, Leroy, and George Wright, Jr., sister, Geneva Wright Dixon and granddaughter, Sidney E. Robinson.

Mr. Wright leaves to cherish his many memories, four daughters, Lenora Brown Davis of Wrightsville, GA, Traveine L. Howard of Jacksonville, FL, Geneva Wright Matthews of Jacksonville, FL, and Patricia J. (Rickie) Robinson of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Reginald Davis (Tameka) of Wrightsville, GA, Tavares Davis (Katoria) of Wrightsville, GA and Ranada Evans (Tony) of Dublin, GA, Ericka T.N. Jackson and Dominique S. Jackson of Jacksonville, FL, and Amanda C. Robinson of Jacksonville, FL; fourteen great-grandchildren with numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Wheeler’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

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Public Viewing
July 10, 2020

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wheeler's Funeral Home
321 East McCarty Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Graveside Service
July 11, 2020

12:00 PM
Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery, Sandersville

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