Earl Wright, 61, died June 23 at his home at Ashley, Ohio.
Born at Thornton to the late Leslie and Susie Blair Wright, he was a brother of the late Jackie Clay.
He was a heavy equipment operator for Shelly Company, and enjoyed riding his 1999 Harley Davidson Softail motorcycle and restoring classic muscle cars.
Surviving are his wife, Tami Ruggles Wright; two sons, Brandan Earl Wright of Ashley, Oh., and Elmer Lee Wright of Delaware, Oh.; a daughter, Tania Davenport of Ashley, Oh.; seven grandchildren, Heather, Holly, Heidi, Justin, Gabe, Hailey and Blake; a brother, Eddie Wright and wife Vivian of Delaware, Oh.; and three sisters, Kathleen Leighter and husband Duane of Raymond, Oh., Helen Brown and husband Donnie of Marion, Oh., and Joann Nichols and husband Bill of Columbus, Oh.
Funeral services were held June 27 in Delaware, Oh.