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Charlie E. Wright, Jr.

d. August 14, 2023

Charlie E. Wright, Jr., 78, passed away peacefully Monday, August 14, 2023. Charlie was born in Campbellsville, Kentucky to the late Charlie E. Wright, Sr. and Julia Montrey Marcum. Charlie resided in Louisville for many years with his wife of 57 years who survives him, Virginia Petot Wright. Charlie and Virginia raised their only child, Melissa W. Newton (Bryan). He is also survived by his granddaughter, Samantha Harris, his sister, Peggy Sue Cox (Allen) and brother, Kenneth Lee Wright. Charlie went into the Army directly out of Taylor County High School. He served in the 101st Airborne as a paratrooper and medic. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railway. His hobbies were all around his love of Hot Rods, hence his nickname, Hot Rod Charlie. ___________________ VISTATION: 12:00 Noon - 3:00 P.M., Sunday, August 20, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Sunday, August 20, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, THE FAMILY REQUESTS THAT DONATIONS IN CHARLIE’S MEMORY MAY BE MADE TO BRIARGATE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
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