WRIGHT—Malcom Edward (Ed) Wright Jr.


WRIGHT—Malcom Edward (Ed) Wright Jr., 82, passed away Oct. 18, 2020, at his home in Westlake, Ore., with his family at his side.

Malcom was born Oct. 17, 1938. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1976 before retiring as a CPO. He loved the Navy and the sea.

After retirement, he moved to Westlake, working at Florence Golf Links, Copeland Lumber and Pro Lumber in Florence.

Malcom’s hobbies included gardening fishing and just being outdoors. He was a life member of the Florence Chapter of Cooties, along with the VFW.

He is survived by his sister, Janet Shafer; daughter Debra K. Thurmand; son Aaron D. Wright; stepdaughter Marsha Smith; stepson Jeff Smith; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at Willamette National Cemetery on Nov. 4.

No flowers, please. Any donations in his name can be made to the Disabled American Veterans Association.

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