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Gerald Wright

Gerald Clifton Wright

Monday, May 30th, 1932 - Sunday, November 15th, 2020
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Gerald Clifton Wright
1932 – 2020
Cameron, MO- Gerald Clifton Wright, 88, Cameron, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Sunday November 15, 2020 at 6:00PM after battling Alzheimer’s and Covid 19.
Gerald was born May 30, 1932, in Albany, MO, to Cleveland and Ethel Wright.
After high school graduation in Albany, he went to MU for 4 months and served in the Army.
Gerald tested milk for the University of Missouri for several years. Prior to his work for MU, he showed and bought registered cattle for J.C. Penney. He worked for Curtis’ Breeding Service, the Fairview Cowplex at Greenwood, MO and was Facilities Manager at First Baptist Church, Lee’s Summit for over 16 years, where he was a member and Deacon. The children in the nursery looked forward to seeing him on Sunday morning. He also loved to travel.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife Phyllis of 58 years, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Karolyn and Tony Brashears. He was a much-loved uncle to Michael Brennan and his wife Becky, and great nephews, Aaron, Andrew, Justin and Kaelin. Seven great-great nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday November 19, 2020 at Poland-Thompson Chapel. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 prior to the service. Burial, Grandview Cemetery, Albany, MO.
For online condolences, visit www.polandthompson.com
Memorial Fund: Alzheimer's Association and/or First Baptist Church of Lee's Summit. (2 NE Douglas St. Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063)
Arrangements are under the direction of Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Poland-Thompson Chapel
    Address
    222 W. Third
    CAMERON, MO 64429
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  • Service

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Poland-Thompson Chapel
    Address
    222 W. Third
    CAMERON, MO 64429
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  • Interment

    Location
    Grandview Cemetery
    Address
    104 US Highway 136
    ALBANY, MO 64402
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Aunt Phyllis, We are praying for you. May you find strength and peace in God.
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We thank God for every second of time that we got to spend with Gerald. We love you so very, very much.
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