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Obituary for MR. GARY RAY WRIGHT
Mr. Gary Ray Wright 74 Years Old of St. Elmo, Illinois. Passed March 21, 2013 at 2:30 a.m. At St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital Effingham, Illinois. Gary Ray Wright was born on December 10, 1938 in rural Loudon Township, Fayette County, Illinois a fifth child into the family of George and Blanche (Durbin) Wright. Gary grew up in rural St. Elmo with his brothers Dwight, James and Oliver and sister Shirley. He married Ella Mae McVicker the love of his life on March 25, 1959 in the church parsonage, Vandalia, Illinois. She preceded him in death on March 25, 2008. Together Gary and Ella Mae were blessed with six children Larry, Craig, Danny, Patricia, Janice and Sandra. Gary was a quality inspector for Norge and then Fedders USA in Effingham until his retirement in 2003.He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather and shared with his wife the responsibilities of raising a family. He was a baptized and confirmed member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Gary also enjoyed being an outdoorsmen as raising a large garden, deer hunting and other activities. In His passing He leaves behind his: 5- Children and 3-Brothers all of St. Elmo, Illinois. 2-Sons:Larry Ray Wright. Craig Lee (wife, Dianna) Wright and his 2- grandsons:Thomas and Danny Wright. 3-Daughters:Patricia Kay Wrightand his 2- grandsons: Robbie (wife, Ashley)Kinney, Alec Brady.and his granddaughter:Ashanta (husband, Josh) Ledbetter. Janice Kathrine (husband, J.D.)Russell and his 3- granddaughters:Kaitlyn, Courtney and Kyra. Sandra Jean (husband, Tracy) May and his 2-grandsons:Cody and Payton May. 3-Brothers:Joseph Dwight (wife, Glynis) Wright. James Laverne (wife, Leona Wright. Oliver Keith (wife, Edna) Wright. 1-Sister:Mrs. Earl (Shirley) Smith of Altamont, Illinois. 10- Grand Children named and 4-Great Grandchildren and Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents: George and Blanche (Durbin) Wright. Son:Danny Lynn and his wife Lynn Ann (Harre) Wright. Brother-in-law:Earl Smith. For those who prefer Memorials they may be given to the Springhill Cemetery in care of Steve Wright, at RR #2 Box #55, Beecher City, Illinois 62414 and or the Donor's Choice.


Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 11:00 am.

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont, Illinois.


Sunday, March 24th, 2013 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Kull Funeral Home, St. Elmo, Illinois.
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