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James "Chris" Wright

February 16, 1965 ~ June 25, 2019 (age 54)
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James "Chris" Wright, age 54, of Morenci, MI, passed away, June 25, 2019, at Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania, OH.  He was born February 16, 1965, in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Ernest & Judith (Woodcock) Wright, they survive.  Chris served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked as a corrections officer for the Michigan Dept. of Corrections. Chris was avid Nebraska Cornhuskers fan. He lived for his grandchildren and loved to spoil them. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 30 years, JoAnna Wright, his children, Eric Pearey of Council Bluffs, IA, James (Callen) Wright II of Springfield, OH and Amber Wright of Toledo, OH, three grandchildren, Cora, Tyrus and Shanel, his siblings, Chuck Wright, Jamie (Denisa) Wright and Crystal (Scott) Grandstaff and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents.  Visitation & Viewing will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Funeral Services will follow at 4:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI. Burial with Military Honors performed by U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard will be 2:00 PM Monday, July 1, 2019, at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta Twp., MI. Also, a memorial service to honor Chris will held in Omaha, Nebraska in the near future.

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