Mr. Bobby C. Wright, Sr., 81, died Sunday night (April 1, 2018) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities after an extended illness.
He was a native of Polkton, NC, but he has resided in Waycross since 1968. Bobby attended Columbia School of Business. He retired from Pet Dairy as a Controller after 37 years, and he was co-owner of Wright’s Lawn Service. An avid bow hunter and gardener, Bobby was a deacon and member of Crawford Street Baptist Church.
Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, Theo Wright and Ora Austin Wright; his first wife, Patsy T. Rowe Wright; great granddaughter, Kerrigan Elise Wright; and nine siblings.
Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Pat Barnes Wright of Waycross; four children, Bobby C. Wright, Jr. (Phoebe) of Waresboro, Sharon Gillis (fiancé Eddie) of Marshallville, GA, Pam Sapp (Neal) of Statesboro, and Tim Wright (Brenda) of Waresboro; three step-children, Mike Keen of Hoboken, Kathy Gray (Ashley) of Waycross, and Jerry Keen (Jan) of Dixie Union; 11 grandchildren, Ty Wright (Janna), Blake Wright (Lindy), Dustin Gillis, Dessie Gillis, Matthew Sapp, Zachary Sapp, Toni Nicole Wright, Austin Dixon (Kristi), Adam Dixon, Glenn Keen (Jaime) and Olivia Gray; 14 great grandchildren, Dalton Gillis, Maci Phillips, Madison Thompson, Jacob Wright, Trenton Miller, Brenson Miller, Kayson Reid Dixon, Abby Reese Wright, Avery Grace Wright, Lily Gray Wright, Jaxson Taylor Wright, Aidan Adams, Alex Keen and Audrey Keen; two sisters, Linda Harrington of Polkton, NC, and Ann Moses of Nashville, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday (April 4, 2018) at Crawford Street Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Music Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Research, P. O Box 1950, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1950.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Death notice for the town of: Waycross, state: GA