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Thomas "Doc" Wright

Thomas E. "Doc" Wright, age 79, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at Summa Barberton Hospital, following a lengthy illness.
Doc was born on September 23, 1936 in Ironton, OH. He lived in Lorain for 60 years, before returning back to Ironton 20 years ago. For the past three years he has lived in Akron.
He was employed at Lorain Works US Steel for 35 years, retiring in the late 80's.
He was a member of the Steelworkers Union #1104. Doc enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas, Gary, Bruce, Dennis, Danny, Michael, and Brian; daughters, Brenda Wright, Rhonda Lanning, and Karen Wright; 21 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (nee Hall) Wright in 1999; parents, John and Annie (nee Taylor) Wright; son, Randy Wright in 1988; brother, John Henry "Bud" Wright; sisters, Emma Akers, Lillian Ward and Mary Hudson.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 - 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 am. Rev. Genevieve Hedrick, of Word of Life Church, Lorain will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.
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I would like to send my condolences to Dennis and the entire family. No matter how much time we have, knowing that a loved one will be leaving us, it still comes as a shock when the time comes. I've known you for a long time and I enjoyed your company. I didn't know your father, but, I know he raised a fine son. Take care in all that you do. Our prayers are with you and your entire family.

Jerry Sobotka - May 10, 2016 at 01:09 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I would like to offer my condolences to the family. He was my father in law and I loved him . He was always good to me. He is the grandfather to my children. I have a ton of memories, especially playing cards. He will be missed dearly. Love and hugs to you all.

Tracee Price - May 06, 2016 at 09:10 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Gary, So sorry for the loss of your father. May God bless you and your family.

Sharon Brumback - May 05, 2016 at 08:11 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

When I was young I planted a pine tree in the backyard that i got from school and grandpa ran it over with the lawn mower. I was so upset I was crying. He felt so bad that he have me a dollar

Sarah Shriner - May 04, 2016 at 02:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I love how he always called us Sis or Bub because he had so many grandkids and great grands...this way he never called us the wrong name.

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