Lawrence Wright, Jr.

Friday, September 15, 2023

Lawrence Marion “Larry” Wright, Jr., 75, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023.

He was born June 7, 1948, to the late Lawrence Marion, Sr. and Hazel Oliver Wright. Larry always said he was a lucky country boy from Southeast Missouri that joined the telecom industry at age 18 and managed to travel to 37 countries on six continents. He loved spending time with his family more than anything.

A visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 1200 Benson Road Garner, North Carolina 27529.

Lawrence is survived by his wife, Donna Wright; children, Raquel Lynne Hoffman and husband, Billy, and Lawrence Michael Wright and wife, Katherine; grandson, Michael Alexander Wall; sister, Glenda Wright Waterman; sister-in-law, Carol Ann Wright; and a niece, Christina Fulton.

In addition to his parents, Lawrence was preceded in death by a brother, Claude Darrell Wright.

Larry will be buried in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and the family requests that any flowers sent, be sent to Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral & Cremation Services in Poplar Bluff. Time and date of the burial will be on

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Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral & Cremation services is honored to serve the family of Lawrence Wright Jr.

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