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Kermit Lee Wright

March 29, 1937 — July 15, 2023

Halifax

Kermit Lee Wright

 

Kermit Lee Wright, age 86, passed away July 15, 2023.  He was born in Halifax County to the late Addie Cobb Wright and the late Lula Clark Barksdale Wright.  He was married to the late Juanita Mae Williams Wright.

 

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Republican Grove Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for many terms and was a devoted husband and father.  Kermit enjoyed so much in life and lived his life to the fullest.  He was an avid musician and singer who loved Bluegrass Music and loved singing for local charities. Kermit was a NASCAR fan, collector of junk, old tractors, loved going to the race with his brother-in-law, Buck and especially wheeling and dealing.  His passing will leave a void, but his memory will live on in our hearts.

 

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Sheila W. Daniel, Sandy W. Holt, and Steven Kermit Wright all of Halifax.  Four Grandchildren, Regina Phillips, Elexa Wright, Donna Ridgeway and Dawn Brumfield, a number of Great Grandchildren.  Siblings, Elva Wright Holland of Halifax, Faye Wright Short (Jack) of Cody and Norman Wright (Debbie) of Falls Church, VA. A host of extended family and friends.

 

***Preceded in death by***

His Daughter, Sharon Wright Wilborn and one Brother, Berkley S Wright

 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Republican Grove with the Rev. Shelton Miles and the Rev. Zak Ford officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service at the church.

 

For memorials, please consider First Baptist Church of Republican Grove, 4210 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577, or North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Republican Grove

4210 Leda Grove Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Republican Grove

4210 Leda Grove Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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