Dayton Albert “Red” Wright Jr., age 72 of Mt. Juliet, died July 4, 2019. He was the son of the late Dayton Albert Wright, Sr. and Ellen Dies Wright. Red was also preceded in death by his brother-at-arms, Ronald G. (Beverly) Sanders.
He is survived by: Children – Carol Wright, Albert Wright, Brandy Wright (Juan) Quiles and Tim (Alicia) Sanders; Siblings – Paul Wright, Silas Wright, Nancy Wright and Roy Wright; Grandchildren – Donovan Quiles, Luna Quiles, Lila Adcock, Tyler Adcock, Mackenzie Sanders, Nick Sanders and Lily Sanders; Many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held July 9 at Bond Memorial Chapel, and interment with military honors followed at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675
Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663.