Thomas B. Wright, Jr.

  • Born: March 4, 1956
  • Died: June 30, 2021
  • Location: Central

Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory

108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630
Tel. (864) 639-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Thomas Barak Wright, Jr., son of the late Thomas B. and Frances Crunkleton Wright passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in AnMed following a lengthy illness.

Tommy was a graduate of D.W. Daniel High School and graduated from Clemson University in 1984 in Forestry and worked with his family logging business for a number of years. He later attended and graduated from Clemson University with a second degree and began a 12 year teaching career at Edwards Middle School. He was a teacher and coach and later served as the Athletic Director at Edwards. Tommy was a member of Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church.

Surviving are sisters, Helen Anne Hedden of Central, SC and Betty Lynn Long (William Miller) of Folly Beach, SC; nieces and nephews, Amy Allaire (John), Heather Beam (Todd), Hank Hedden (Laura) and Linsay Long; and 5 great nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 12 noon, Monday, July 5, 2021 at Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church in Central, SC with Rev. Mollie Reddic officiating. A graveside committal service will be held Friday, 3:00 PM, July 9, 2021 at Highlands Cemetery in Highlands, NC.

The family will receive friends from 11 to 11:50 AM, Monday, July 5, 2021 in the Fellowship Hall at Lawrence Chapel UMC prior to the service.

Although facial coverings will not be required, it is recommended for those not vaccinated to wear facial coverings as a precaution.

Memorials may be made to Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church, 2101 Six Mile Highway, Central, SC 29630.

Visit or Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central-Clemson Commons.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Tommy and the Wright family have been very special friends to me and my family for many years and we have many cherished memories. He will be missed but may all take comfort in the knowledge that he is no longer suffering and that this earthly journey is the beginning of a new eternal journey. May each be granted the peace that passes all understanding through Jesus Christ.

Posted by Doris Fisher and family - Central, SC - Family Friend   July 07, 2021

I am so sorry to hear this, may he rip
, prayers for all, always considered him a great friend!!!

Posted by Horace Hudson - Salem, VA - Friend   July 05, 2021

Praying for Tommy's family, hoping you find comfort in each other, and in knowing how much you meant to him.

Rest in peace, friend.

Posted by Kimberly Haun - Arlington, VA - Friend   July 05, 2021

We are thinking and praying for you...this is the time when your memories will grow...cherish them
Jocelyn and Tom Allaire

Posted by Jocelyn Allaire    July 04, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are you all.

Posted by Rosemary Hunter - Central, SC - Family Friend   July 04, 2021

I was a classmate of Tommy's growing up, and later he helped me with some forestry information. On my Dad's property outside of Seneca....he gave me resource references and names. I always liked him as a person. God speed.

Posted by Susan Geiger Geiger - Canon City, CO - Friend   July 03, 2021

Heather I am sorry to hear about Tommy's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Megan Dooley Brown - Beton, SC - Family Friend   July 03, 2021

To all of Tommy's family members,
We want to express our most sincere condolences. We know it has been a long and difficult struggle for Tommy and each of you. Tommy was a great friend to so many and created wonderful memories . If possible focus on those memories and the good times. We wish we could be there Monday but will have you in our thoughts and prayers. Rod , Nancy and Stephen Spruill

Posted by Rod Spruill - Morganton, NC, NC - Friend   July 03, 2021

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Lynette Sefick - Clemson, SC - Friend   July 03, 2021

Tommy was a loyal family friend for 50
Years and one of Jimmy's first friends when we moved to Clemson. Relieved his suffering is over. With peace and love. The Armitages

Posted by Jane Guthrie - Seneca, SC - Friend   July 03, 2021

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