John Lester Wright

August 15, 1944 - April 14, 2021

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Monday, April 19, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Monday, April 19, 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


John Lester Wright, 76, of Kendallville died Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

He was born August 15, 1944, in Kendallville to Raymond and Bertha (Zawadzke) Wright.

Mr. Wright, a lifetime Kendallville resident, graduated from Avilla High School in 1964. He grew up in the Lutheran church.

He honorably served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Vietnam.

He retired from OmniSource Corporation in Fort Wayne.

Surviving are two nieces, Vickie (Greg) Wright Hallisey of Reston, Virginia, and Deborah (Robert) Wright Sybert of Catonsville, Maryland.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Wright; and five brothers, Jack Wright, Robert Wright, Clyde Wright, Ernie Wright, and Donald Wright.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 19, 2021, at 12 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Rich Secor of Crosspointe Family Church in Kendallville officiating.

Burial will follow at Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville.

Honor guard services will be provided by the Veterans Honor Guard and active duty members of the U.S. Air Force.

Visitation is Monday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests that face masks be worn.

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April 18th, 2021 3:09pm
Fairfax County, VA.

Please accept our deepest sympathy for your uncle JOHN... our prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Vickie Hallisey
April 18th, 2021 2:08pm
Reston, VA

I love you Uncle John. Have peace and comfort in the God.