Wright, John Douglas
Birth: Friday, January 16, 1948
Residence: Huntingtown, MD
Death: Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the age of 72
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John Douglas Wright, "Doug", 72, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away on October 25, 2020 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, Maryland. He was born on January 16, 1948 in Washington D.C. to the late John Henry F. and Dorothy Lee Taylor Wright. Besides his parents, Doug was preceded in death by his wife, Mary C. "Kathy" Wright and his siblings, Joyce Martin and Donald "Bo" Wright.
He is survived by his two sons Frank Wright (Kelly) and Chuck Lewis; grandchildren Austin and Adam Lewis, Dakota, Shane and Mackenzie Wright. He is also survived by great-grandson Cameron Lewis and sisters Linda Childers (John) and Jeannie Duffy Wright.
Doug served in the US Marine Corp and was a Vietnam Veteran. He received his Honorable Discharge from the Marines on August 18, 1973 at the Rank of Sergeant. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w4/*, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Unit Citation, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/device and a Purple Heart.
Doug loved high school sports; he played Varsity football and boxed for many years. He enjoyed motorcycles, watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with family.
Doug and his son Frank together ran a company that serviced the Petroleum Industry that Frank has been able to carry on. Doug was a workaholic and loved working closely with his son every day. He loved his family and will be deeply missed.
The family will receive friends on Friday October 30, 2020 from 6-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland 20676. Doug will be buried on Friday November 13, 2020 at 11:15am with Military Honors in Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland. Memorial contributions may be made to either Charlotte Hall Veterans Home or Hospice of St. Mary's.