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Arthur John Wright Sr., age 54, of Grand Rapids, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, went to keep his Mom & Dad company with our Lord on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from his home after a long battle with diabetes and its’ complications.

He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him through family, work and life!

Surviving are his loving wife of 34 years, Terri; his sons, Arthur J. Wright, Jr., Elijio A. Wright, and David Wright; his daughter Samantha “Sami” (Jorge) Palacios; grandchildren, Sabrina, Troy and Sophia; three sisters, Jackie, Janet, and Julie; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Honoring his wishes cremation will take place and private services will be held. Instead of flowers, relatives and friends are asked to consider the needs of the family. Contributions may be directed to Terri Wright.

Arrangements were entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.

Memorial Service is pending.

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20 Comments

  1. Jennie Schultz on September 6, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    I love my brother from another mother and miss him but so very glad he is not suffering anymore! Big hugs!!!



  2. David Lee Wright on September 6, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    I love You Dad You Will Forever Be Missed! <3



  3. Kimberly miles on September 6, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Sorry for ur loss.. He is a great man and will be missed by many…



  4. Denise And Abel Soto on September 6, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    Very sorry for your loss. Art was a good man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family.



  5. kaleb stressman on September 6, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    rest in paradise



  6. Bobbie Orr on September 6, 2013 at 8:52 pm

    Uncle Art you will be missed dearly. You have a big heart we love you.



  7. Christina Rodriguez on September 6, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    You will always be in our hearts and memories….Love you Tio Arturo



  8. Julia Wilson on September 6, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    I love u uncle art!



  9. Que Burnett on September 6, 2013 at 10:45 pm

    im sorry for your lost. I know the feeling ill be praying for you guys and keep strength and faith much love to you all.



  10. mary isenhart on September 7, 2013 at 12:47 am

    to my uncle you will be missed though i grew and stayed distant i love you very much and hope you are in peace



  11. kary warner on September 7, 2013 at 12:58 am

    IM sorry for the familys loss I will keep you all in my prayers art was a great person and funny guy always made me laugh, and his wife Teri is an amazing woman..Bless you all..never forgotten ..



  12. Tammy Murray Wright on September 7, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Sorry for ur loss..he was a great man… thoughts and prayers go out to u and ur family at this difficult time in your life…



  13. Eileen &Miguel Almanza on September 7, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    To a very special friend that we have learned to love and had great times with, you will be missed very much but your love will live in everyone that you have touched. Miss You



  14. Taya Jacobs on September 7, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    I love and miss my papa so very much. My best wishes go to my Auntie Sam, Cousin Sophia and Nana Terii, I love you all so very much and hope we can lean on each other and help each other through this, R.I.P. papa, I love you. <3



  15. evelyn wonnacott on September 7, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    sending love an prayers an thoughts to the family he was a great man an loved his family RIP



  16. lacey brown on September 7, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    U will be Loved and missed



  17. Linda Michel White on September 8, 2013 at 2:40 am

    In memoriam to Art… You will always be in my heart…
    <3 Jo Mama in law... <3



  18. Earl and Dawn on September 8, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    Love you Terri, we will keep you and the kids in our thoughts!



  19. Chris Harris on September 11, 2013 at 12:38 am

    Wow, I can’t believe Arthur is gone, I grew up with his daughter and son, and I lived on the next street over and would come over, so my prayers are sent up for his family, it truly sucks that he’s gone, he was a good man.



  20. Ricky Corzine on June 6, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    Sorry to just finding out about this now… he was a crazy old man who will be missed. :(



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