David R. Wright

Died: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Location: Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
Location: Needmore Bible Church

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David R. Wright, 72, of Needmore, PA passed away Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at Claremont Nursing Home, Carlisle, PA.

     David was born in Frostburg, MD on August 21, 1945, the son of the late Hazel (Emerick) and Leonard  Wright.  He was the widower of Carolyn  (Fogal) Wright whom he married on August 26, 1965 and she passed away on May 29, 1997.

     Mr. Wright attended the Needmore Bible Church in Needmore, PA, was a past Fulton County Treasurer, was on the Board of Directors for Valley Rural Electric and was a member of the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company.  He also was the owner/operator of Dave's Funnel Cakes for many years.  David enjoyed spending time with children and grandchildren and was a friend to many.

     He is survived by daughters Brenda L. (wife of Jim) Leibundgut of Mechanicsburg, PA, Cindy L. (wife of Mark) Brooks of Pottsville, PA, brother Louis (husband of Pat) Wright of Needmore, PA, uncle Louis (husband of Eleanor) Emerick of Boonsboro, MD, grandchildren Hannah and Brett Somerville, Sarah and Ryan Brooks.

     Visitation will be Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 from  4 to 8 PM   at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.  There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Wednesday at the church.

     Religious Service at Needmore Bible Church, Needmore, PA at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017  with Pastor Doug Poffenberger officiating.

     Interment at Pleasant Ridge Nazarene Cemetery, Harrisonville, PA.

     Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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Kathy James
   Posted Mon October 09, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss Cindy, Pastor Mark & family. May the pleasant memories he left you with be a comfort at this time. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Joel and Sally Holubec
   Posted Mon October 09, 2017
Mark and Cindy, we are so sorry that we are unable to support you during this time by attending your dad's services. Our hearts are with you.

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