William Polk Wright, age 91, was born August 09, 1927 in Rockwood, Tennessee to Louis T. Wright, and Hettie Wright.
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William went to be with his lord Thursday, January 31,2019 surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his father; Louis T. Wright, his mother; Hettie Wright, 2 brothers; Louis T. Wright II, and Leroy Wright, 4 sisters; Helene Pettress, Dorothy Turner, Emma Jean Anderson, and Marjorie Ann Bromfield.
He leaves behind his legacy to his wife; Wilhelmina Wright, 2 sons; Sergeant William Polk Muhammad(Lisa), and Captain Paul C. Wright(Oksana), 2 daughters; Valerie Wright, and Ramona Wright, 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
Public visitation will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Ivy K Gillespie Memorial CHAPEL, 1865 Eastern Avenue SE. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Grand Rapids Veteran Home, 3000 Monroe Avenue NE, at 11:00 AM. Friends may meet with the family a hour prior to services at 10:00 AM.