Obituary: Larry L. Wright Sr.
Larry L. Wright Sr. of Manchester, MI, age 80, died suddenly Monday, February 27, 2017 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Chelsea. He was born January 4, 1937 in Petersburg, Michigan, preceding him in death his parents Leo Merle & Ida Annabelle (McKeever) Wright, and brother Herbert Wright.
Larry lived in Manchester for 79 years. He was a member of Sharon United Methodist Church. Larry grew up working the elds on the farm and then at age 19 he started work at Double A Products of Manchester from 1956 until 1989. Larry then worked for a year at W A Thomas of Chelsea, and worked from 1990 until his retirement in 2004 at Haldex Barnes in Statesville, NC. Larry enjoyed his Westerns, and all things Louis L’Amour. He was known as “Dr. Gerotor” in North Carolina due to his understanding of the gerotor hydraulic pump.
On June 28, 1959, he married Helena Anne Seegert and she survives. Other survivors include his children, LeAnna (John) Erskine of Manchester, Larry L. (Karen) Wright Jr. of Jackson, Lynette Wright of Brighton; two sisters, Mary Ellen Freeman of Saline and Joyce Merriman of Clark Lake; 5 grandchildren, Jacob (Kayla) Miller, Schyler (Tiffany) Erskine, Taylor Wright, Anthony Wright, Misty Erskine; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Manchester Family Services, PO Box 471 Manchester, MI 48158. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea.