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Kevin Dennis Wright
September 15, 1966 - May 15, 2020

Kevin Dennis Wright

Kevin Dennis Wright
Sep 15, 1966 - May 15, 2020

Kevin Dennis Wright
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Kevin D. Wright, age 53 left this life for his new home in Heaven on May 15, 2020.
Preceded in death by Father, Albert Gene Wright
Survived by Beloved Mother, Lucie Wright; Brother and best buddy, David Wright and his loving wife, Phyllis Wright. His Niece, Savannah Wright and Nephew, Andrew Wright; both of whom Uncle Kevin was very proud. Dearest Aunt, Kaye Wellborn and Sweet Aunt, Evelyn Wright
Kevin's Life Love and Sweetheart, Mitzi Montooth and her Sister, Karen Montooth as well as All of Mitzi's family, whom Kevin was a big part of.
Kevin was blessed by a host of Cousins and Friends that he held dear. Everyone who knew Kevin; Loved him. What better Legacy could a man leave behind!
There will be no Memorial held at this time. A Celebration of Life may be held at a future date.
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel & Crematory are honored to serve the Wright family and invites you to sign the registry.

Lee Anne Donaldson on May 19, 2020

I was lucky to have known Kevin. He always made me smile, even when I didn't want to. He was a good friend and a good person in general. He made the world a better place and will be missed by all who knew him. Gone too early.

Rex Carpenter on May 18, 2020

Kevin Wright was a true man. He was a very caring person that loved his family.. I have many fond memories with Kevin, but one of my favorites was racing a go cart with him. He lapped me 3 times in 10 laps!! Mitzi was a witness. Then the 3 of us went out for a very nice dinner.. I could go on and on! He will never be forgotten!!!

Cindy Ritter on May 18, 2020

A sweet friendship refreshes the soul (Proverbs 27:9) and that's what you did. You were a true friend for so many years and even when we went without seeing each other, when we all got together, it was if no time had passed and you loved the same. Your sincere honesty made you a gem. Your jokes and sarcasm made you a delight. Your love and dedication to my friend made you my hero. You will truly be missed. Prayers for comfort, peace and strength for Mitzi, Lucy, David and the rest of Kevin's family and friends.

Joel (Jay) Hawkins on May 17, 2020

The Scripture says "Iron sharpens iron"; and Kevin was one of my "sharpeners". One area he sharpened very well in was "keeping it real" - no hypocrisy. I will miss keeping it real with Kevin Wright...love you Mitzi, much grace to you and David and Lucie.

Teresa Wright Glover on May 17, 2020

Mitzi, Lucy, David and family, know your pain at this loss is shared by many. I can see his grin and smile as I rejoice with the knowledge that one day we will be together again. Sending much love, hugs and prayers for family and friends in this time.

Gail Riddle Whited on May 17, 2020

So very saddened with the news of Kevin’s passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers ! Love you

AnnaMarie BlairCalfee on May 17, 2020

Kevin you were my guardian angel and the best neighbor I ever had. Thank you for watching out for me. You were loved and will be missed terribly. My prayers go out to Mitzi and may God embrace her with love and peace until you meet again in heaven. ♥️🕯 🙏🏼

Claude and Mary Ann Berry on May 17, 2020

We are so very sorry to hear about Kevin. You are all in our hearts and prayers. Claude and Mary Ann Berry

Connie Colvin on May 17, 2020

It is heartbreaking to hear about your passing Kevin. I’m so thankful for the love and joy that you brought into Mitzi’s life. You fit together like 2 pieces of a puzzle never complete without the other. We will all miss you!

Tammy Wright on May 17, 2020

Mitzi, we are so sorry for your loss. Kevin was a very special person. My heart breaks for you, please know that we will continue to lift you up in prayer in the coming days, weeks.
Harvey and Tammy Wright

Brian O’Rourke on May 17, 2020

I have many memories of Kevin from 25 years ago when we lived and worked together in Knoxville. Kevin watched me go through the process of becoming a Christian! From working in a strip bar to accepting Christ, he never judged me...rather he supported my decision. Kevin went to my first Watercraft race with me and video taped me doing a prayer, (my first prayer), for the riders meeting. I’m saddened by his loss. I’m praying for Mitzi and his family. God bless.

Larry and Pam Anderson on May 17, 2020

Lucie, David, Mitzi We are so sorry about Kevin's sudden and unexpected passing. Our thoughts are with all of you.

Julie B on May 17, 2020

Kevin was a kind and amazing man. He was the love of my best buddies life. So thankful for his love for our Mitzi. Praying peace for the family and Mitzi. He is in Gods hands free of pain. ❤️

Jill Smith on May 17, 2020

My dear friend. I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Patty Magnee on May 17, 2020

CandleSo very sorry for your loss, keeping all in our thoughts and prayers ❤🙏❤🙏. Love, Pat and Patty

Leah Williams on May 17, 2020

Mitzi and family, I am so incredibly sorry for your heartbreak. I didn’t know Kevin well, but I could always tell how in love that he and Mitzi were and he was so kind every time I was around him. I know it can be so hard to understand why someone is taken from this life before we are ready, but he is rejoicing with Jesus!

Mike & Karen on May 17, 2020

Mitzi, Lucie, David, Phyllis, Savannah, Andrew - we are so, so sorry for your loss and our hearts are breaking for you all. Kevin was always full of fun and mischief. We'll always remember his smile!
You're all in our prayers. Mike & Karen

Pat Linder on May 17, 2020

It is not right to lose someone who you held as a baby. He was a little kid running around when I was already a “grownup” college kid. But, he was always somewhere around. Just like a few weeks ago when we were on Facebook arguing....he was around. He will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace, Cuz.

Julie Cochran on May 17, 2020

I will never forget you. You are one of the few men that shaped my life growing up. I always watched how you loved Mitzi, and your loyalty to family. One of the greatest men I know. I can’t believe I won’t get to laugh with you again. Miss you so much!

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