WOOSTER James Freddie Wright was born September 4, 1956 in Orrville, Ohio to the late James and Dorothy Wright. He transitioned from this life peacefully on Sunday, January 23, 2022.
Freddie accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age at First Baptist Church, Orrville, Ohio. He attended Orrville High School where he graduated in 1976. He joined the US Marine Corps, traveled all around the world. He was employed at Luk Schaeffler, Wooster, Ohio.
Freddie was a member of Second Baptist Church. Freddie loved all of his children, grandchildren, siblings and friends. He loved having a deep conversation and reminiscing about the past especially sports. Freddie was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching The Ohio State Buckeyes and Baltimore Ravens.
Freddie enjoyed cookouts, traveling, spending time with close friends and family. He had a warm and inviting demeanor that made everyone happy to be in his presence, there was nothing in the world that he wouldn t do for anyone, he always had a big smile on his face and his nicknames were Koolaide and Poochie.
Freddie leaves to cherish his memories; children Doug Thompson, Nathan, Alonzo (Samantha) Brandon, Tanika Wright, Whitney (Elisha) Wright-Vasil. Step daughter; Nikki Chapman. ten grandchildren Sariyah McDonald, Jaylah Ferguson, Aydyn, Laylah, Nylah Wright-Vasil, Jaelan, Julianna Wright, Nevaeh Douglas, Novah Wright-Byram and Braylon Wright; siblings Sandra Wright-Smith, Nora Jean Higgins, Samuel (Avery) Wright, Janet Sanford, Johnny Wright (cousin) Jeanne Wright (sister-in-law)) and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends who loved him dearly.
Freddie was preceded in death by his granddaughter Nevaeh Heaven Wright-Vasil, brother Richard Wright, brother-in-law Rev. Tommy W. Higgins, Sr., cousin Kenny Wright, Uncle Sammy T. Jones and Aunt Cora Jones.
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the noon service on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Second Baptist Church, 245 S. Grant Street with Rev. Rickey Brown, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Special thanks to The Avenue at Wooster Care and Rehabilitation Center, Alter Care of Navarre Nursing Home, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare of Wooster and the Second Baptist Church of Wooster.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Second Baptist Church
Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 11:00 – Noon at the Second Baptist Church