Ralph N. Wright passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at the age of 89.
Ralph was born on October 2, 1930, in Prosperity, WV, and was the son of Nathan and Florence Wright.
Ralph graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1948. Ralph served in the United States Navy from 1948 until 1952. He attended West Virginia University from 1952 until 1955. Ralph was employed by the C&O Railroad (later CSX) in Newport News, VA, from 1955 until his retirement in 1986. He moved to and lived in Waynesboro, VA, in 1994.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and a stepdaughter.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Violet Wright; and his stepsons, Kelly Keach, Joseph Johnson, James Johnson, and Jesse Johnson.
A memorial ceremony to celebrate Ralph’s life will be held at the McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Dallas Smith officiating.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to HospiceCare of Lewisburg, 304-520-4608.
McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the December 2, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.