Paul R. Wright, Sr., age 74, formerly of Christiana, passed away at the Mt. Joy Hospice Center on Friday, July 5. 2019. He was the husband of the late Johann Scott Wright who passed away on October 17, 2013. Born in Riverside, NJ, he was the son of the late Everrett “Bud” & Anna L. VanSciver Eppehimer. He was a member of the Christiana United Methodist Church. In the past he was an independent truck driver for over 30 years. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of the Christiana Fire Company and Christiana American Legion. He enjoyed trucks, computers and yard work. He served on the CDBG Committee for many years. Surviving are his children: Paul R. Wright, Jr. of Lampeter, David M. husband of Megan Funk Wright of Conestoga, Kristine L. McFadden of Lancaster, Matthew A. Wright of Byron, MN, Barbara J. Ross of Pequea, David M. husband of Charlene Ross of Gap, Annette M. Linderman of Bellmawr, NJ, 18 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, brother Timothy J. Sr. husband of Rosa Johnson Wright of Shippensburg. He was preceded in death by 4 siblings: Earl W. Jr., Donald K. Wright, Janice G. Minotto and Earline A. Johnson.
A celebration of life service will take place at Chantry Place, 15 North Bridge Street, Christiana, PA on Thursday, July 18th at 11 a.m., with a time to greet the family from 10 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Linda Hanrnish will be officiating.