Mr. Jack Wayne Wright, Sr., 81, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Wednesday evening, December 21, 2022, at Trident Medical Center.
Born June 12, 1941,in Walterboro, he was a son of the late Alvin Floyd Wright and Eleanor Linder Wright. He served his country faithfully in the United States Air Force. Jack was an early member and beginner volunteer at Colleton Rural Fire Department and a retired Captain from the Parris Island Fire Department. For many years he worked along side his wife in their business, Ollie’s Concessions. He enjoyed traveling up and down the East Coast delivering boats for Scout Boat Company. Mr. Jack had a passion for flying. He was a well-known icon at the Walterboro Airport for many years and enjoyed flying his Cherokee 140 and 1942 Air Coup. He also loved riding his Goldwing motorcycle.
Surviving are: his wife of 57 years, Ollie Cole Wright of Walterboro; children, Kimberly Wright Hiott of Walterboro and Jack Wayne Wright, Jr. of Walterboro; grandchildren, Patrick Hiott (Nicole), Olivia Hiott (Eric), Rachel Wright and Jaxson Wright; one great grandson, Mason Hiott; and a close family friend, Ava Phifer. He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Lee Wright.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to: Northside Christian Church, Post Office Box 1793, Walterboro, South Carolina 29488.
Funeral services will be held 2 o’clock, Tuesday afternoon, December 27, 2022, at Northside Christian Church, 200 Northside Drive, Walterboro. Entombment will follow in Glendale Memorial Chapel Mausoleum, 2210 Mount Carmel Road, Walterboro.
The family will receive friends for a time of visitation one hour prior to the service beginning at 1 pm, in the church sanctuary.
ARRANGEMENTS BY:THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro. Visit the guestbook online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.