Scott Gordon Wright

Scott Gordon Wright - age 76, of Fenton, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 11 AM Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church, 10235 White Lake Road, Fenton.  Dr. Lawrence Bowlin officiating. Burial 2:30 PM Tuesday at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Visitation will be held at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton Monday, December 6, 2021 from 4 - 8 PM and at church Tuesday from 10 AM until the time of the service. Those desiring may make contributions to Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church, Mid Michigan Railroad Club midmichrr.com, or Febt.org. Scott was born December 4, 1944 in Reno, NV, the son of Robert Scott and Patricia (Barker) Wright. He was a 1963 graduate of Redford High School, he attended Michigan Tech University, and he received an Associates Degree in Graphic Arts from Baker College. He had resided in Fenton since 1975, coming from the Detroit area. Scott married Dorothy Lynn "Dottie" Burns March 8, 1968 at Redford Presbyterian Church in Redford. The two love birds went to high school together and first met in chemistry class.  Dottie had an "A" in the class, but some time after they met, because of the distraction it turned into a "C". He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Germany as a Pershing Missile Specialist. He owned and operated Burns Sign Studios; he also had worked for Atlas Technologies, O'Reilly's Auto Parts, and he was a Lyft driver. He was a member of the Great Lakes Steamers in Royal Oak, Mid Michigan Railroad Club in Marshall, Friends of the East Broad Top Railroad in Rockhill, Pennsylvania; and he was a charter member of Durand Union Station Model Railroad Club. He also made custom model decals for model trains for over 20 years. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Dottie; sons, Adam Wright of Fenton, Ryan (Mary) Wright of Portland, OR, and Evan (Erica) Wright of Pittsburgh, PA; grandchildren, Alice, Jack, Callista, and Finnigan; sister, Terry Murdoch of Essex, Ontario, Canada; nieces and nephews, Terry (Jim Small) Russell, David Murdoch, John (Kathy) Murdoch, and Elizabeth (Billy) Grady all of Essex, Ontario, Canada. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ricky Wright; and brother-in-law, Robert Murdoch. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

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