William “Will” James Wright, 40, of Suffield Twp., passed away suddenly on February 21, 2020.
Will was born on October 25, 1979, the son of Virginia (Talbott) Wright of Kent and the late Rex Allen Wright. He was a graduate of Field High School and Kent State University. He was a long time employee with CVS at multiple locations in Ohio. Will had the best sense of humor and a heart of gold. He was a fanatical wrestling fan, enjoyed sports, gaming, music, movies and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his sister, Elizabeth “Beth” Wright of Gainesville, GA; grandparents, Jim and Mae Talbott, and Emily Wright; aunts Melanie (Bob Oetken) Talbott, Debbie (Larry) Branham, and Beth Wright; cousins Joe (Robyn) Peterson, Matt (Hitzel) Branham, Amanda (Dave) Auman, Emily (Chris) Steed, Abby Wright, Madison Oetken, and Boyd Oetken and many nieces, nephews and friends. Will was preceded in death by his father, Rex Wright; grandfather, William H. Wright; his uncle Rocky Wright; and his aunt, Jackie Peterson.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Rd., Akron.
Family and friends may visit at the funeral home Friday, February 28, from 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM and Saturday, February 29, one hour prior to service.
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