Roger Leroy Wright of Standards, NY, May 9, 2018, age 83.
Beloved husband of 58 years to Norma (nee Strong); cherished father of Jody (Terry) Wright, Christopher Wright and Kelly (Douglas Sr.) Griffith; adored grandfather of Douglas Griffith, Jr., Savannah Griffith, Thomas (Laura) Wright, Stephen Wright, Travis Wright, Gregory Wright and Mackenzie Wright. Predeceased by his parents, Leroy and Rosilla (nee Cornell) Wright; his sister, Virginia and his brother, Bradley. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Roger enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on 11/13/1953, and served until 11/12/1956. He learned his trade as a heavy equipment operator in the Corps, constructing airstrips at Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.
He was a member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 832 since September 1, 1964.
The family will be present at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC. on MONDAY, May 14, 2018, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where a funeral service will be held on TUESDAY, May 15, 2018, at 11 AM. Burial will be in Wrights Corners Cemetery. in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
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Published on May 11, 2018