Wright, Walter, Jr. (LaFayette)

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Walter Wright, Jr., 74, of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018.  He was born on Dec. 13, 1943 in Alabama to the late Willie Wright, Sr. and Mary Robinson Wright.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Stamper Watson Wright.  He worked for many years at Wheland Foundry and Emperior Cup.

He is survived by a dear friend, Janice Stamper; stepchildren, Felicia (Willie Cox) Stamper, Reginal Stamper, of Chattanooga, Stacey (Elizabeth) Stamper, of Fort Oglethorpe, Linda Dina Spates, James Lee Watson and Willie Gene Watson, of LaFayette; aunt, Mary B. Salters, of Fort Oglethorpe; best friend, Wick, of LaFayette; a host of grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration Service for Walter Wright, Jr. will be held on Saturday, July 14 at 2 p.m. at New Bethel Christian Fellowship Church, 4009 Round Pond Road in LaFayette, with Pastor Ken Carson officiating.  The family will receive friends at the church from noon on Saturday until the funeral hour.  Interment,  LaFayette Cemetery. 

Share your thoughts and memories of Mr. Walter Wright, Jr. at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com.  Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.

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