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Ronald Coy Wright

Ronald Coy Wright, 82 of Lucasville passed away Thursday, January 4, 2024 at Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus. He was born April 15, 1941 in Rubyville, a son of the late Coy and Eula Horsley Wright. He was retired from Empire Detroit Steel, and owned and operated Wright Brothers Auto Sales. Ron was a member of Western Sun Masonic Lodge #93 and attended Grace Community Church at Bigelow in Portsmouth.

He is survived by his wife, Julia Ann (Pollock) Wright; two sons, David (Lisa) Wright, Joe (Teonda) Wright; six grandchildren, Samantha Turvey, Abby Wright, Aaron Wright, MacKenzie (David) Crosby, Macy Wright, Alex Wright, and four great grandchildren, Zoe, Mia, Aria and soon arriving, Ivy; one brother, Claude Wright, and one sister, Hazel Adkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Beth Ann Wright; three brothers, George Wright, Luther Wright, Tony Wright, and two sisters, Audrey Moulton, and Betty Burns.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you consider donating to the “Grace Community Church”. All donations will go toward their “Accessibility Fund”. This is a fund designed for the improvement of access in the building for those with health conditions or other impairments. This donation can be made in honor of Ron, but for the benefit of this wife Julie who attends there. Donations can be made online at or you can mail a check to: The Grace Community Church, 415 Washington Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.

Graveside services will be conducted at Noon Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg with Gary Chaffins officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg. Friends may call at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. to Noon Saturday prior to the graveside. Online condolences may be sent to


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