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Richard E. "Dick" Wright
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WRIGHT, Richard E. "Dick" – of Birch Run, age 97, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Brookdale of Saginaw. Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Dick’s Life will be held at 12PM Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home in Birch Run. Rev. Ted McCulloch officiating. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Saturday from 10AM until the time of celebration at 12PM. Inurnment will be held in Birch Run Township Cemetery. in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Food Pantry or the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

Dick was born February 24, 1921 in Hersey, Michigan to the late William and Lenore (Hyland) Wright. He earned his Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University. Dick married Arcille Wagoner on January 4, 1947 in Washington, D.C. She preceded him in death October 30, 2014. Mr. Wright is a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran. He was a Civil Engineer in road construction his entire career. Dick was a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, Birch Run Moose Lodge #2426, and American Legion Post #125 of Birch Run. He enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles, and trips up north. Dick was also an avid reader. Above all, He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Surviving are: Children: Patricia (Stanley) Arnett, James Wright, Larry Wright, Gary (Deborah) Wright, and Gregory Wright; 5 grandchildren: Steven Wright, Janelle (Josh) Compton, Kimberly Wright, Nicholas (Christina) Wright, and Katie Wright; Great grandchildren: Melody Compton, Addison Compton, Dylan Wright, and Piper Compton; Sister, Margaret Wright; Special nephew, Michael (Kathy) Wright. Dick was also preceded in death by his brothers: Robert and William Wright. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com.

O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes
Birch Run Chapel
(989) 624-9342


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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes - Birch Run Chapel

8116 Main Street, PO Box 183
Birch Run, MI 48415

Celebration of Life

Saturday

1

Sep

12:00 PM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes - Birch Run Chapel

8116 Main Street, PO Box 183
Birch Run, MI 48415

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