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Eddie Royle Wright

September 5, 1939 — May 29, 2023

Eddie Royle Wright

Eddie Royle Wright, 83, of Ellerbe, passed away Monday, May 29, 2023 at his daughters home in Camden, South Carolina. 

Mr. Wright was born September 5, 1939 in Richmond County, a son of the late James and Estelle Godfrey Wright. He had served his country in the US Air Force, was a member of and served as a Deacon at Saron Baptist Church, Ellerbe Rescue Squad and was an electrician by trade. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Jenkins Wright, a daughter, Tammy Wright and brother, David Wright.

Surviving are his daughter, Jodi Wright; step children, Michael “Ray” Inman (Nancy) and Janet Inman Deis (AJ); grandchildren, Meredith McBride, Warren McBride, Justin Deis, Christopher Deis, Morgan Deis Beaver, Taylor Deis Fogle, Jordyn Inman, Juliana Inman; great grandchildren Nathan McBride, Troy Deis, Austin Deis, Connor Beaver and sister, Ann Suggs. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Saron Baptist Church, 123 Saron Church Road, Ellerbe, NC 28338, with Rev. Wayne Luck officiating. Interment will follow in Chappell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday at Carter Funeral Home in Ellerbe. 

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Friday, June 2, 2023

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143 Church Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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