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Gary Emerson Wright

September 3, 1938 ~ November 26, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Gary Emerson Wright, age 83 of Tipton, MI passed away and went to be with his loving wife Alice (Powell) Wright on November 26, 2021.  Gary was born September 3, 1938 to Cecil and Mary (Baker) Wright in Adrian, Michigan.  He married Alice Belle Powell September 7, 1957 and had 2 sons Hal Wright of Tipton, MI and Brent Wright of Sylvania, OH.  Gary worked at American Chain & Cable for many years.  He later worked at and retired from General Motors Adrian plant as a journeyman electrician.  He also worked many years as a Lenawee County Reserve Sheriff Deputy.  Gary enjoyed fishing and camping, especially in the upper peninsula, his entire life.  He also enjoyed building things for his wife and family, spending time with his family, and generally fixing or tinkering with anything and everything.  Gary was preceded in death by his wife Alice and parents Cecil and Mary.  He was also preceded in death by his brothers Forrest Wright, Dean Wright, and his sister, Jean (Wright) Haydo.  Gary will be missed by many and is survived by his 2 sons Hal Edward (Lisa) Wright and Brent Emerson (Allissa) Wright; 2 brothers Clyde Wright and Kent Wright; 7 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 4 step great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, December 3, 2021, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI.  Burial will follow in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian, MI.  Viewing & visitation will precede the service on Friday from 11:00 AM until the time of service at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  Memorial Contributions mey be made to Hospice of Lenawee.

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Services

Viewing & Visitation
Friday
December 3, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Funeral Service
Friday
December 3, 2021

1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Burial to Follow
Friday
December 3, 2021

Lenawee Hills Memorial Park
1291 Wolf Creek Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

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