Frederick William Henry Wright

Frederick William Henry Wright

Frederick W. H. Wright was born on July 8, 1925 to Frederick and Sarah Wright of Royal Oak, Michigan. In Royal Oak he attended Dondero High School and later Fort Wayne Bible Institute in Fort Wayne, Indiana. While attending Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio he met his wife-to-be, Avis Parrett. They enjoyed 70 years of married life as of August 6, 2019. Frederick graduated from Defiance college with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1947. By 1950 he had earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Chicago. In 1957 he finished a Master’s degree in Theology there also. He pastored at Wolflake Baptist Church in Wolflake, Indiana for eight years before serving ten years at Grace Baptist Church in Fraser, Michigan. For twelve years Frederick worked as a clerk for Chrysler traveling hundreds of miles weekly with forty stops daily. He spent time at two churches developing visitation programs for them, Covenant Baptist Church of Detroit, MI, and First Baptist Church of Mt. Clemens, MI. He was a model railroader and often used it as an instrument for the introduction of Jesus to young and older participants in the hobby. He is the author of two books: Opposite Poles and a devotional on the book of Ephesians called, Orbited in Heavenly Places. A third book, Pondering Life’s Greatest Question, had begun when Lewy Body Dementia attacked his body. Together they had 4 children; an infant son (with Jesus), Paul (Diane) Wright, Sally (Gary) Leath, and Brian (Julie) Wright, 7 grandchildren; Joshua (Caroline) Leath, Cheryl (Ryan) Tukua, Cindy Wassing, Paul Wright II, Alycia (Eric) Malburg, Charles Wright, and Mitchell Wright, and great-grandchildren; Summer, Autumn, and Makayla Tukua, Kiralee Wassing, and Madeline Malburg. Visitation for Frederick will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hauss & Modetz Funeral Home, 47477 Romeo Plank Road, Macomb. The funeral service will take place Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church, 25700 Crocker Boulevard, Harrison Township, 48045. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church, Samaritan’s Purse, or Operation Smile.
July 8, 1925 - November 16, 201907/08/192511/16/2019
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Frederick W. H. Wright was born on July 8, 1925 to Frederick and Sarah Wright of Royal Oak, Michigan. In Royal Oak he attended Dondero High School and later Fort Wayne Bible Institute in Fort Wayne, Indiana. While attending Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio he met his wife-to-be, Avis Parrett. They enjoyed 70 years of married life as of August 6, 2019. Frederick graduated from Defiance college with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1947. By 1950 he had earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree from ...

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11/19/2019 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 19 2019
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