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Robert “Rob” W. Wright

Robert “Rob” W. Wright, 73, of Warren, passed away at 6:21 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Rob was born on June 1, 1949, in Huntington, the son of Harold Wright and Geneva (Woehler) Wright. He graduated from Huntington High School with the class of 1967. Rob was a production worker and retired from General Electric after 30 years of service. He enjoyed staying busy, being outside doing yard work and mowing lawns for others. Rob looked forward to long truck rides with no destination in mind. His adventurous side would lead him to find new restaurants. Rob had a great sense of humor and liked to joke around. He loved his family more than anything in the world and was always willing to give a helping hand.
Survivors include his mother, Geneva D. Wright of Markle; son, Todd J. (Paula) Wright of Warren; three daughters, Stacey L. (Herb) Oakley of Huntington, Therisa L. (Ronald Ostovich) Storey of Bluffton, Melissa S. Smithley of Markle; three brothers, James L. (Pamela) Wright of Huntington, Russell E. (Bonnie) Wright of Huntington, Scott W. Wright of Garrett; two sisters, Barbara (Ronald) Reed of Huntington, Marilyn S. (James) Wood of Bippus; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Harold Wright, brother, Orval William Wright, great grandson, Jaxson Pierce, and infant great grandchild baby Upchurch.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Zach Ruble officiating.
Preferred memorials to the American Kidney Foundation, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750.
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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Robert W. Wright.