David W. Wright

December 30, 1947 ~ May 5, 2018 (age 70)


David Wayne Wright, 70, of Inverness, Florida, died on May 5, 2018.  David was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Flora and Grover Wright.  He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Danyiel.

 David is survived by his wife, of thirty-three years, Shirley Wright of Inverness, Florida, his children; Brian Wright and Sarah Wright, of Dallas, Texas, Donald Grant (Ashley), Tami Smith (Steve), and James Wright, all of Inverness, Florida; grandchildren: Brittany, Dezerae, Destinee, Ryan, Damien, Ralph, David, Alexis, Aidan, Ashdon, Richard, and Avalynn; great-grandchildren; Danyiel, Levi, and Dieya. He is also survived by his siblings; Jim Bosley (Laverne), Thomas Moore (Nancy), Elizabeth Lloyd (Travis), Wendell Wright (Kim), Glenda Dooley (John) and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends on May 19, 2018 starting at 10:30 a.m.  with a Celebration of David’s life at 11:00 a.m. followed by Military Honors, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1100 West Highland Blvd.,  Inverness, Florida. 34452, with Pastor Gregory Kell officiating.

David was proud to have served as a medic in the U.S. Army.  David met and married Shirley Maddox in 1985. He and his family have lived in Inverness, Florida for over 23 years.  He was the owner and operator of home inspections company, Lytton & Associates, Inc. He loved gospel music and singing for Jesus.  He was a member of several gospel music groups that traveled across Florida and parts of the U.S. He loved the Lord and in addition to always being the music director, served his church in many ways.  David also lovingly served his family and community.  He made himself available to anyone who needed help, no matter the task.  He liked to tinker, kept himself busy and could fix about anything.  He was a Freemason, a Shriner, and a member of the Citrus County Realtor’s Association.  More than anything, he was a devoted Christian and loved the Lord, and all his family. David will be deeply missed by all who knew him and never forgotten by those that loved him.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in David’s name to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 12502 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, FL  33612,  Attn to Yvonne or by calling (813)972-2250 or website:  ShrinersHospital 


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