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Fredrick S. Wright

Posted on April 4, 2022

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Robinson, Aug. 22, 1940 - Ill. — Mar. 28, 2022Mr. Fredrick S. Wright, age 81, of Robinson, (Stoy) Illinois, passed away on Monday March 28, 2022, at Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation, Oblong, IL following many months of failing health.

Fred was born in Minneapolis, MN on August 22, 1940, to Robert Tower and LaVerne L. (Stuss) Wright. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree, and then went on to serve in the United States Navy, retiring after twenty-four years of service. Fred found employment with Service Master Corporation, Vincennes, IN as a Corporate Purchasing Agent. On August 14, 2010, he married Nancy A. (Crew) Myers and she survives. Fred and Nancy attended the Bible Chapel Church in Robinson, IL. His favorite hobby was model trains, and he was a member of the Crawford County Model Railroaders Association.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy A. Wright, Robinson (Stoy), IL; sons and daughters-in-law, Fredrick W. and Trudy Wright, Perryville, MO, Jonathan and Laura Wright, Jackson, MO, Robert Wright, Perryville, MO; three stepsons, Nathan and Sarah Wibbenmeyer, Olney, IL, Woodrow L. "Woody" Myers, Theodore, AL, Joseph M. "Joe" and Michelle Myers, Robinson, IL, Thomas D. "Tom" and Jennifer Myers, Terre Haute, IN; step-daughters, Beth Wibbenmeyer, Olney, IL and Terri, Kansas City, MO; a brother, Robert Wright, Minneapolis, MN; eighteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, a son, Nicholas Wright, and a brother Thomas Wright.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Saturday April 9, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL with Brother Joe Griffith officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the time of services at 2:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.

Military Funeral honors will be accorded by E.M. Coulter Post #69 American Legion, VFW Post #4549, AMVETS Post #33, all of Robinson, IL and Reavill Post #132, Flat Rock, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Chapter of Project Linus, 310 N. King Street, Robinson, IL 62454, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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