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Stephen J. Wright

Stephen J. Wright, 68, of Edinburgh, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. He was a resident of Edinburgh.

He was born Sept. 5, 1944, in Shelbyville to the late Marvin E. and Helen (Cooper) Wright.

He married Phyllis (Angelo) Wright on Sept. 25, 1971. She died Jan. 28, 2003.

He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Wright, and her husband, Travis Lenhart of Yardley, Pa.

He was a graduate of Edinburgh Community High School, class of 1962.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserve.

He was a member of Edinburgh United Methodist Church, Edinburgh Lions Club and Academy of Model Aeronautics.

He retired in 2009 from R&R Technologies LLC in Edinburgh after 47 years of service, where he was employed as an engineer.

He was a builder of radio-controlled airplanes. He was an avid genealogist. He enjoyed attending the Edinburgh alumni banquets and especially enjoyed helping to plan events for his graduating class of 1962.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, 302 E. Main Cross St., Edinburgh. The Rev. Lewis Burton will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.

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