Clayton LeCompte Wright

January 21, 1942 - March 22, 2018 

Clayton LeCompte Wright

January 21, 1942 - March 22, 2018 

Obituary for Clayton LeCompte Wright

Clayton Wright, age 76 of Morning Star Lake Road, Forest City passed away on March 22, 2018 at Hospice House in Forest City, NC.
Clayton was born on January 21, 1942 to the late Fletcher and Margaret Wright. His is survived by his wife Joan, his children Robert Wright (Tammi), Clayton Wright Jr. (Suzanne), Tony Hamrick (Misty), Susan Goode (David) and Mechela Murphy (Dean), one sister Colleen Ledford (Arnold), nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and two nieces. Clayton was proceeded in death by his parents, and one son Vincent Hamrick.
Clayton graduated from Kings Mountain High School and attended several years at Cleveland Community College before serving in the United States Navy. He then went to work for PPG Industries where he remained until his retirement in 2004. He was a member of Southern Baptist Church, the Cliffside Masonic Lodge and the Shriners. He enjoyed fishing, working on almost anything and singing in the choir at his church.
A funeral is scheduled for 3PM on Sunday March 25, 2018 at Southern Baptist Church, Ruth, NC with the Rev. Bob Philbeck and Rev. Marvin Green officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Clayton’s life. The family would like to thank Hospice of Rutherford County for their exceptional care during Clayton’s last days. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Southern Baptist Church/ Christian Life Center Fund, 140 Church Street Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family of Mr. Clayton Wright. Online condolences may be made at www.crowemortuary.com.

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