Wright, Lawrence H.

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Lawrence H. Wright, age 75, of Blacksburg, Virginia passed away Wednesday, July 5th at his home surrounded by members of his family. He was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania on March 3, 1948, to Henry Calvin Wright and Gloria Virginia Wright.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anne M. Wright; two daughters, Marcia A. Parks and her husband Jeffrey L. Parks and Allison L. Kruckow; five grandchildren, Byron J. Parks, Zachary L. Swartzwelder, Heidi A. Swartzwelder, Payton E. Kruckow and Avery J. Kruckow; a sister, Phyllis D. Somerville of Sandy Springs, Georgia as well as four nephews and two nieces.

Larry enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1968. He served in Vietnam, from June 1969 – June 1970. He graduated from Robert Morris College in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In 2014, he retired from a 43-year career in banking, serving banks in both Pennsylvania and Maryland. He was an Executive Officer and a Bank Director.

Larry was active in the United Way of Charles County, Maryland, and served as President for several terms. He also was an active member of the Kiwanis Chapter of Waldorf, Maryland. After his retirement, he enjoyed playing golf with his friends in the Old Fellows Golf Group. His devotion to his family and love and adoration for his grandchildren was unsurpassed.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Friday, July 28, 2023, at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive S.W., Blacksburg, VA. Funeral services will be held that same day at 4:00 P.M. at Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, 701 Church Street S.E., Blacksburg, VA. The Reverend Emily Rhodes Hunter will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.