John Eric Wright
Born: July 5, 1979
Died: November 30, 2020
John Eric Wright, age 41 of Fultondale passed away on November 30, 2020. He was preceded in death
by his father, Michael Julius Wright and grandmother, Kathleen D. Traywick.
John was loved by so many. With his magnetic smile and larger-than-life personality, he made many
friends over the years. He was affectionately nicknamed Dubbs. In the days following his death, he has
been remembered by them as a "ray of sunshine", "always smiling", "the happiest person with the most
infectious smile", "one of the kindest souls", and the list goes on. He left an indelible mark on everyone
he met as he loved to make people around him smile and laugh.
John was also a talented musician with an amazing voice that brought smiles to many faces. His favorite
singing partner and absolute love of his life, Gina Childers, brought a youthful exuberance and zest for
life that will not soon be forgotten. He loved to harmonize and play the guitar with his brother and best
friend Mike. John loved family truly and deeply. He shared a special relationship with his mother
Deborah and dearly loved his niece (Abby) and nephew (Zack) as well as many cousins. He will be
missed severely by all who knew and loved him.
John was employed with Motion Industries in Birmingham, Alabama as Lead IT System Administrator.
Prior to that, John spent several years at Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri, forming lifelong
friendships. John is survived by his mother Deborah T. Wright and brother Michael Lewis Wright (Belva),
nephew Zachary Michael Wright and niece Clara Abigail Wright.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday December 3, 2020 at 2 P.M. at Walker Chapel Funeral Home
and Memorial Gardens in Fultondale where the family will receive friends from1:00-2:00 P.M. with a celebration of life immediately following.
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