John R. Wright

July 01, 1952 ‒ August 08, 2003

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John R. Wright, age 51, of Warsaw, a former Mount Vernon resident, died Friday August 8, 2003 at his residence. He was born July 1, 1952 in Mount Vernon and had spent most of his life in the Knox county area. Mr. Wright was employed by Ohio Security Systems as a security guard at the General Electric plant in Coshocton. He had served with the U S Army in Korea during the 1970’s and was a graduate of East Knox High School class of 1970.

Surviving are his wife Dianna (Mowery) Wright, his mother Patricia (Walpole) Baker of Immokalee, Florida; a stepson Craig (Christina) Neighbarger of Howard; a grandson Victor Neighbarger; and 2 sisters Carol (Roy) Spriggs of Immokalee, Florida and Beverly (Larry) Geoffrey of Mount Vernon and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. His father Robert Wright, stepfather James A. Baker and a brother Stewart Wright preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends at the home of Patty King, 1 Arden Lane, Mt.Vernon, on Saturday, August 16, 2003 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Private burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens at a later date.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is assisting the family with arrangements.

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