Charles R. Wright

MANTUA _ Charles R. Wright, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Rankin County Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., following a period of failing health.

Born March 26, 1923, in Murraysville, W.Va., he was the son of Jesse and Edith Wright. He moved to the Mantua area in 1954.

Mr. Wright was employed as a machinist at S.P. Manufacturing in Solon for 13 years, retiring in 1985. Prior to that he worked as a machinist for more than 20 years at Pesco Products in Bedford.

He had attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mantua.

Survivors include his son, Robert (Susan) Wright of Shalersville; daughters, Christine (Robert) Crosier of Shalersville and Patricia Reape of Brandon, Miss.; and brothers, Donald and Paul Wright, both of West Virginia. His wife, Josephine, died in 1984. His grandson, Jeffery Wright, died in 1991.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Green's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Mantua, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery in Mantua Township.

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