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James Robert Wright

April 8, 1964 - November 1, 2021

James Robert Wright, 57, of McMechen, WV passed away on November 1, 2021 at home.

He was born April 8, 1964 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Robert Wright and Mary Wright Coss.

Jim was a graduate of Bishop Donahue High School and worked for years at the former Ye Olde Renovators. He was also a member of St. James Church in McMechen. Jim loved to hunt, fish and go camping.

Jim is survived by his wife of 34 years, Melissa “Missy” McCave Wright; a daughter, Amanda (Josh Glasgow) Hicks; grandchildren, Landon, Brady and Madison; a sister, Jennifer (Brent) Patrick; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends will be received from 5-8 pm, Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com .

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Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040

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