Douglas Cecil Wright | Beaufort County Now | Mr. Douglas Cecil Wright, age 74, a resident of East Main Street, Washington, died Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his home.

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    Mr. Douglas Cecil Wright, age 74, a resident of East Main Street, Washington, died Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his home.

    A private memorial service will be held later.

    Mr. Wright was born in Wicomico County, Maryland on August 11, 1947. He was the son of the late Harry Cecil Wright and Iris Louise Bennett Wright. Mr. Wright served in the Navy, stationed at Long Beach, California, during the Vietnam war. He was a retired packaging clerk with Burroughs-Wellcome (now Glaxo Smith Kline in Greenville). Mr. Wright retired in 1997 with 30 years of service. In his earlier years, he enjoyed sailing, hunting, and fishing. More recently, Mr. Wright enjoyed collecting antiques, and going to yard sales and auctions.

    On My 20, 1989, Mr. Wright married the former Virginia "Dianne" Jones, who survives.

    Surviving with his wife are a son, Travis Wright of Grifton; daughter, Madison "Maddy" Wright of the home; stepdaughter, Ashley O'Neal Wright of Chocowinity; stepson, Judson O'Neal of Williamston; and two grandchildren, Beau Wright, and Ashlynn Cutler.

    In addition to his parents, Mr. Wright was preceded in death by a sister, Sharlene Wright Hill.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Shelter, Highway 264 East, Washington, N.C. 27889.

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Wright family.
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