Sammie Wright

October 11, 1958 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 63)


Sammie Wright Jr. received his wings on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Lexington Hospital. Sammie Wright Jr. was born on October 11,1958 to the late Sammie and Delia Lou Crosby-Wright.

He accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of Orangehill R.M.U.E. Church (Orangehill Independent Methodist Church).

Sammie Wright Jr. always had a smile on his face and enjoyed making people laugh. He found great pleasure with spending time with his family and having fun with his friends. Sammie Wright Jr. also enjoyed watching NASCAR and wrestling on television. Sammie Wright Jr. was employed at BP Gulf Station for 10 years.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories: four sisters, Lula Mae Young of Sumter SC; Delores (Woodrow) McKnight of Sumter SC; Elizabeth Ball of Washington D.C.; and Bertha Thomas of Sumter SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, and family that will be saddened by his passing. Sammie Wright Jr. was also preceded in death by his brothers Joseph Wright, Timothy Wright, and grandmother Rosa Lee Crosby.


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December 21, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Whites Mortuary
517 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
December 22, 2021

12:00 PM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
182 South Pike Rd East
Sumter, SC 29150

Interment following funeral service
December 22, 2021

Orangehill AME-Cemetery
3035 Highway 261
Wedgefield, SC 29168

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