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Thomas A. Wright
Thomas A. Wright, 60 of Grand Island, died Friday, April 20, 2012 at Wedgewood Care Center.
Celebration of life service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Wright was born March 23, 1952 at Chicago, Illinois the son of Dale and Frances (Steele) Wright.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia; daughters, Tomi Wright and Chelsea Wright both of Thornton, CO; son Garrett Wright of Thornton, CO; stepson, Nathanial Hutcheson of Grand Island; stepdaughter, Raelynn Grotzky of Wiesbaden, Germany; brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Colleen Wright of San Jose, CA, David Wright of Kearney and Kim and Sue Wright of Kearney and sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Mike Hodges of Lexington, NE.
He is also survived by grandchildren, Keanna, Owen, Shea, Eliza, Kyle and Sophia.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Sanford (Sanny) Wright.
Tom was raised and received his education in Kearney. Tom lived in Colorado for many years working as a Journeyman-Lineman Electrician. He served as a union steward. For 18 years, Tom worked for Union REA.
He was united in marriage to Sylvia Mefford on September 26, 2006. Tom enjoyed NASCAR Racing and was a Jimmy Stewart fan. He also was an avid Denver Bronco fan.
Because Tom lived his life the way he wanted, his family request that blue jeans be worn to his celebration.
Memorials are suggested to the family.