Harold Wade Wright

September 30, 1953 - April 25, 2018
Harold Wade Wright

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Harold Wade Wright, 64, was called home to his Savior in Heaven on April 25, 2018. He was born September 30, 1953 in Loris, SC. He was predeceased by his father Reverend Dewey M. Wright and mother Gladys Boswell Wright.

He is survived by his life-long love of 42 years, Anna Marie Walton Wright; and the joys of his life, grandchildren: Ilias, Walter and honorary grandchildren: David and Autumn; daughter, Sonya W. Spaulding (Will); sons: Harold “Wade” Wright II and Dustin Wade Wright; sister: Hilda Wright Peach (Jim); brothers: Joe “Buddy” Wright (Brenda) and Charles D. Wright Sr. (Sue) and a multitude of loved relatives.

He worked for the city of Wilmington for 46 years starting at MUNI for Lawrence Cook, retiring as the Parks and Rec Tree Crew Chief in 2017.  He coached softball/baseball at Cape Fear Optimist for several years.

He was a devoted and loving husband, father, father-in-law, brother and “PAPA” to his family who would do ANYTHING for anybody at anytime with love.  He said, “It is well with my soul because I know that I know that I know.”

He lived for God first and his family, golf and riding his Harley, “Big Blue”. He was a longtime member and pastor’s counsel man at the church.

A Memorial service will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00 PM at The River at Wrightsville Avenue Church of God, 2132 Wrightsville Avenue Wilmington NC 28403.

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  • April 27, 2018
    Rev David Walker says:
    Our lost is Heaven's gain, Herald was always a good friend and great example of a Christian man. He will be missed until we meet again.

  • April 27, 2018
    Jeffrey Wood says:
    I'll miss my friend and golfing buddy. He left me with good memories and lasting joy. May he rest in peace.