Mr. Charles Gary "Red" Wright, age 67, entered into rest on March 26, 2021 at his home. A memorial service will be held 3 O’clock PM Monday, March 29, 2021 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Sweet Jenkins. The family will greet friends from 2-3 O’clock PM prior to the service at the funeral home and after 3 O’clock PM Sunday, March 28, 2021 at the home of his brother Lee Wright, 4024 Steen Rd, Mt. Croghan, SC, 29727.
Mr. Wright was born March 10, 1954 in Union County, NC a son of the late Herman Lee and Evelyn Blanche Jordan Wright. Affectionally known as “Red”, he was a truck driver by trade but a cowboy by heart. Red loved horses and barrel racing and over the years has trained many horses as well as teaching and inspiring many children and young adults about riding barrels. He was a Tarheel basketball and Dallas Cowboy football fan. Red loved to eat and could always be found eating out, especially at his favorite restaurant Moore’s Drive In.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Wright was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Wright; sister, Alice Moore; and brother-in-law, Terry Jordan.
Survivors include his brothers; Lee (Elizabeth) Wright of Mt. Croghan, SC and Ronnie (Nancy Shaw) Wright of Ruby, SC; sister, Becky Jordan of Lilesville, NC; daughter of the heart, Sadie Brumett; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests in Lieu of flowers, memorial be made to the NBHA, PO Box 623 Pelzer SC 29669 or a charity of one’s choice.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Wright family.