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Raymond Wilmont Wright, 77, the widower of Nancy Jordan Wright, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, November 15, 2019 surrounded by his loved ones. 
Mr. Wright was born the son of David Allen Wright and Gracie McKenzie Wright on January 2, 1942 in Andrews.  He was a life long native of Andrews building his homestead on Dave McKenzie Road.    He was an retired employee of International Paper Company and was a member of the Quarter Century Club.  He was a charter member of the Six Mile Crossing Church of God for over 45 years faithfully serving as a clerk, council member, trustee, and Sunday school teacher.  His greatest enjoyment was being outdoors, hunting and fishing.  He was a former president of the Hell Hole Swamp Coon Club; was a representative for the Hell Hole Swamp Coon Club at the Grand American; and was inducted into the SC Coon Hunters Hall of Fame.   He was a devoted USC Gamecock and Atlanta Braves fan.
Wilmont and Nancy were married on October 29, 1964 and celebrated 51 years together.  Their home was blessed with: three children, Margaret Ann (John D.) Evans, Ramona W. (Rev. Obed P.) Ortiz, and Raymond Wilmont “Bubba” (Lisa) Wright, Jr.; eight grandchildren, Michael Jacobs, April Evans Baker, Ashlyn Mattox, Vivian Wright, Joanie Britt, Caroline Mattox, Justin Wright, and Jackson Mattox; and five great-grand children, Kailee Jacobs, Austin Baker, John John Baker, Alyssa Britt, and Johnnie Britt.  He also leaves behind:  two sisters, Eleanor Wilson and Janice Dupree.
He was predeceased by:  his parents; his wife; a brother, Marion Wright; and two sisters, Lou Jean Beasley and Earl Dean Wright.
A Home Going Celebration will be 2 PM, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Six Mile Crossing Church of God, 2743 Kent Rd, Georgetown, SC.  Interment will follow in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6-8 PM, Monday, November 18, 2019, in the sanctuary of the Six Mile Crossing Church of God.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wright family.
 
 
 
 

 

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