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Rex Wright

Services: Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:00 AM
                Guin United Methodist Church

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to

Guin United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 515
Guin, AL  35563 

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Rex Wright age 96 formerly of Guin, AL of died Monday, November 9, 2009 in Sarasota FL. 

Born in Marion County, AL he is the Son of the late Lon and Mattie Stanford Wright and the Husband of the late Janice Springer Wright.  He had lived in Guin most of his life where he was co-owner of Wright LeDuke Roofing and Supply Company for many years and also served as Mayor of Guin for 16 years.  While mayor he was involved in getting 3M Company to open a facility in Guin.  He was also a member of the Guin First United Methodist Church for over 50 years.  He played football at Howard College (Samford University) and was inducted to the Marion County Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.  He had lived in Florida for 6 years and was a member of South Shore Community Church. 

He is survived by a Daughter, Sandra Faye Bray of Little Rock AR, A Son, James R. (Judy) Wright Jr. of Sarasota, FL, 6 Grandchildren, Katrina (Keith) Wright Stallings, Toby Wright (George) Loukmas, Holly ( Jason) Wright Mulholland, Wade Bray, Kenneth Adam (Kari) Bray and Leah Nicole Bray (Jimmy) Hanners, and 11 Great Grandchildren, Hunter, Dustin, Cheyenne and Kathryn Hanners, Colton and Elyse Mulholland, Bailey, James Adison, and Breanna Bray, Chase Stallings and Grant Loukmas. 

He was also preceded in death by 2 Sisters, Chloe Collins and Judy Wilson and 3 Brothers, Pete, Ross and Ernest Wright. 

Celebration of life service held Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Guin United Methodist Church with Bro. Tim Alexander  and Bro. Tom Hammons officiating. 

 In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to

Guin United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 515
Guin, AL  35563 

Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Guin, AL directing.