Jake Wright

Jake Wright

Saturday, June 20th, 1925 Friday, October 16th, 2020

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Obituary for Jake Hill Wright Jr.

Jake Hill Wright, Jr, 95, of Louisburg and formerly of Middlesex, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 in Oxford. He was born June 20, 1925 in Nash County a son of the late Jake Hill Wright, Sr. and Vera Kemp Wright. Jake was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Hildred Lewis Wright and a brother John Wright.

Jake was retired from Middlesex Post Office after serving many years as the Postmaster. He was a member of the Middlesex Baptist Church. He enjoyed yard work, fishing and most of all spending time with his family.

Jake is survived by his two children: Jane W. Riggs, and her husband, Monty, of Louisburg, and Jake Hill Wright, III and his wife Jane, of Raleigh; his grandchildren: Alan Riggs and his wife Courtney, of Greenville, Doug Riggs and his wife Erin, of Pittsboro, Michael Wright of Raleigh and Stephen Wright of Raleigh; and his greatgrandchildren: Meredith Riggs of Pittsboro, Briley Riggs of Pittsboro and Noah Riggs of Greenville.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Hollywood Cemetery, located off of NC Hwy 231 South, in Middlesex.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Middlesex Baptist Church PO Box 369 Middlesex, NC 27557

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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Hollywood Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
    Rev Sean Skaggs
  • Interment

    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Hollywood Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Middlesex, North Carolina
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    Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

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Nancy and Greg Brantley

Nancy and Greg Brantley. Prayers for family. Jake was a Great Neighbor. He was missed by Nancy when he moved to Louisburg. He was very friendly and always doing yard work. He always waved or spoke when I was working in my yard.
Comment | Posted at 09:57pm via Condolence

Debbie Strickland

In loving memory of Jake Wright Jr.,

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Mr. Jake was very special to our family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Comment | Posted at 07:05pm via Condolence

David Bissette

Jake and Jane,
Our condolences to you. Mr. Wright was a very fine gentleman. I have many happy memories of him, your mother, and certainly both of you, from those long ago years. May God bless you and your families.
David and Kay Bissette
Comment | Posted at 09:46am via Condolence


Our thought and prayers go the family. Mr. Wright was a special person to our family. A great neighbor for many years. He will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 07:31am via Condolence

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