In loving memory of

Samuel J. Wright
December 3, 1931 - June 30, 2022

Samuel Wright
Canton-Samuel J. Wright, 90, passed away at 9:41 p.m., on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at The Loft in Canton.
He was born on December 3, 1931, in Canton, to Samuel and Maude (Goodin) Wright. He married Maralee O'Bryant on August 12, 1951, in Bryant, IL. She survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Michael (Reba) Wright of Fairview, TN, and Marty (Karen) Wright of Brodhead, WI;, sister in law Judy McGinnis, three grandchildren, Nikki Wright, Doug Wright, and Payton Wright; and three great-grandchildren, Avery Wright, Drake Wright, and Gauge Wright.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William "Bill" Wright; three sisters, Ruth White, Ruby Lehnhausen, and Madeline Cebuhar; and one grandson, Mitch Wright.
Samuel served in the Air Force for four years. He then worked in Management at Caterpillar for 38 years where he retired from in 1994. He was a member of the local American Legion and Masonic Lodge as well as the Canton Country Club. He was also a member of the First Christian Church in Canton.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton. A one-hour visitation will be held prior to the service, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will follow at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in Canton.
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Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton is in charge of arrangements.


Janet Edmonds wrote on Jul 4, 2022:

"My deepest condolences and prayers to the family, May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn sustain and surround you until you meet again. Psalms 147:3 "

Barbara Kuzniar wrote on Jul 2, 2022:

"Mike, Reba and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Barb and Marion Kuzniar"

Jane Brodbeck wrote on Jul 1, 2022:

"MaraLee and family very sorry to read of the passing of your husband, Sam. Thoughts and prayers go out to you all. "

Jeanne Lindsey wrote on Jul 1, 2022:

"Maralee, I am sorry to hear of Sam\'s passing. He was a nice man. I remember the good times you always had with my parents. Jeanne Lindsey "

Diane Parkinson wrote on Jul 1, 2022:

"Maralee , We were so sorry to hear of Sam?s passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Diane & Mike Parkinson"

Joanna Spencer wrote on Jul 1, 2022:

"Maralee, Mike and Marty, I am so sorry to hear about Sam passing. Sam was such a quiet man who really loved his children and Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. He was so very lucky to have lived in a community with friends for so many years. He will now be with his golfing buddies in Heaven. My heart is hurting for you now as I have been down this road. Just remember all the good days you have had together. Joanna Spencer (Marty\'s Mother in law)"