James "Jim" Wright, Sr.

05/22/1942 - 11/10/2021


Obituary For James "Jim" Wright, Sr.

James “Jim” K. Wright, Sr. age 79 of Reading passed away on Wednesday November 10, 2021. He was born on May 22, 1942 in Cincinnati the son of the late William and Marcella (nee Sellmeyer) Wright. He retired from General Electric as welder and also worked for the City of Reading for 19 years part time after he retired to keep himself busy. He is survived by his loving wife of over 30 years Lynn Wright; two sons James K. (Julie) Wright, Jr. and Kevin (Jill) Wright and one stepdaughter Darla (Terry) Dietz; nine grandchildren Cory (Emma) Wright, Amber Wright, Megan Wright, Gavin Wright, Bethann (Nick) Wilkerson, Lakrisha Van Kirk, TJ Dietz, Russell Dietz, and Christian Dietz; seven great grandchildren; seven siblings Thomas Wright, Barbara Tuerck, Ronald Wright, Sue Hunt, Frank Wright, Michael Wright, and Jeffrey Wright. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews other family and close friends. James was preceded in death by his stepson Russell Owens; and two siblings William Wright and Robert Wright. Visitation will be on Thursday November 18, 2021 at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield from 5:00PM until the time of the memorial service at 7:00PM with Pastor Levi Crowley officiating. Online condolences can be made at www.websterfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in James’ name to Hospice of Cincinnati at PO BOX 633597 Cincinnati, OH 45263 or www.hospiceofcincinnati.org/donate




Funeral Service

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Webster Funeral Home memorial service at 7:00PM
3080 Homeward Way
Fairfield, OH 45014

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  • Lynn..So sorry for your loss. Jimmy was a great joy to know and will be greatly missed. His positive spirit gave others a boost.. Prayers for you and your family.

  • Lynn aka Lynnie and family, Just heard the news this evening.Mike and I will miss the "toot toot" of which ever vehicle Jimmy was buzzing up and down the street in/on with that smile. I knew 18+ years ago when he stopped and asked about the house and even the contents, the two "boys" were going to be friends. May he rest in peace and God Bless you Lynnie. Mike and Terri Miller

  • Our sincere condolences to Jamie and Kevin during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

  • Sorry for your loss and prayers for you and your family too

  • We will miss Jim too. Know that you remain in our thoughts and prayers. We remain your loving friends. Al and Nancy Stumpf

  • Lynn, sorry to hear Jimmy passing. He was a great guy. I think about him racing his motorcycle and his dune buggy.

  • Lynn my sincere condolences. I will always remember Jim with a smile! Such energy he had. Love and Prayers. Gloria Riegsecker

  • Our thoughts and prayers, go out to all the family. John worked with Jim at GE. We knew him a long time. You have our deepest sympathy. John & Rose Hensley

  • Lynn, I didn't get to know both of you well, but the times I talked with you I felt that you two were special. My sympathy goes out to you. May God give you comfort.

  • So sorry for your loss!!! Jimmy will be missed sooo much down here in the park!! He was such a kind, generous and fun person to be around!! Hugs and prayers!!😢☹️🥰🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Lynn, I am so sorry to hear this. Jim was a special friend of mine and Willies for many years at PHMC. He will certainly be missed. Love you my friend.

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lynn and family, Jim will be missed at Palmetto Park, he had a fun loving spirit and a generous heart.

  • Lynn and Family, So sorry for your loss! Jimmy always made me laugh, when I gave him his vitamin shot every month! Didn't take long and he wasn't afraid of the shot. He would bring me a treat from Cracker Barrel a couple days later! Will surely miss him! Jean & Terry Lantow ❤️🙏🙏

  • I am so sorry Lynnie and families. I loved Jimmy and I know dad and mom loved him dearly too. I will always remember him on his Vespa and calling me Hey, Sher........ One of a precious kind! I love you Lynnie...

  • Lynn, and family, So sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. He was a special guy (character). Will always have fond memories. Privileged to have had the opportunity to have known him. G street and F street will never be the same. Our love and deepest sympathy go out to you. Palmetto friends, Boyd and Sandi Oliver

  • I am sorry about the loss of your dad Kevin and and I am sorry for the loss for your whole family.

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