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David Leroy Wright

May 1, 1937 — September 28, 2020

Cuba – David L. Wright "Loving Husband, Father, & Grandfather" David L. Wright, of 1892 Wolf Creek Rd., formerly of Olean, went to be with his Lord on Monday, September 28, 2020, at the Hart Comfort House, surrounded by his family. David was born on May 1, 1937 in Olean and was the son of Bert Leonard and Margaret Mae Howard Wright. On July 6, 1957, he married his wife of 63 years, Shirley A. Doran Wickline, who survives. David was a 1955 graduate of Olean High School. He enlisted in the US Air Force in January of 1955. After basic training, David was stationed at Sampson Air Force Base in Geneva and then Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX, where he attended Jet Engine Technician School. Following his training, He was stationed at Lockbourne Air Force Base in Columbus, OH, with temporary duty time at Thule Air Force Base in Greenland for 3 months. David was stationed in Columbus, OH until his discharge in November of 1958. David worked for Fibre Forming in Olean for 5 years. On March 16, 1963, he went to work for Clark Brothers, with his 4 brothers, as a welder, an inspector, a supervisor, and a foreman, where he retired after 37 years in 2002. David formerly attended the Mt. Zion Christian Assembly in Olean. He was a member of the NRA and formerly a member of the Olean Beagle Club. David loved hunting and being outdoors. Along with his loving wife, David is survived by; 1 son, Douglas E. (Julie Wormer) Wright of Charlestown, MA; 3 daughters, Linda J. (Greg) Summers, Brenda M. (John) McCartney, and Glenda D. (Martin) Mix of Olean; a stepson, David Wickline of Westerville, OH; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. David was predeceased by; 5 brothers, infant, Buddy, Howard, Robert, Norman, and Larry Wright; and 2 sisters, Edna Wright Conrad and June Wright Potter. Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 East State Street, Olean, on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, at which time a Funeral Service will be held. The Rev. Al Batt, Associate Pastor of Believer's Chapel, will officiate. Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Olean. Full military honors will be accorded by the Allegany American Legion, Charles Harbel Post #892 Ritual Team. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Hart Comfort House, 141 East State Street, Wellsville, New York 14895.
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Visitation

Friday, October 2, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Visitation

Saturday, October 3, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 3, 2020

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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