John Hubert Wright

September 26, 1940 - November 10, 2022
John Hubert Wright

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John Hubert ‘Hugh’ Wright passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 in St. Clairsville, OH.

Hugh was born on Sep. 26, 1940 to Claude and Anna Wright. He grew up in Mingo Junction, OH. He raised his family in Mingo Junction, OH and then Beaver Falls, PA. He retired to St. Clairsville, OH.

He graduated from Mingo High School in 1958. He served in the US Army as a Specialist. He then worked as a railroad engineer for 42 years before retiring from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad. During his railroad career, he served as the Local Chairman for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias.

He enjoyed working on home improvement projects and spending time with his family. He was a loving father and grandfather who always made his family laugh with his jokes. He will be dearly missed by his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Annie Wright, his brothers Thomas Wright, Eugene Wright, Vernon Wright, Robert Wright, Lawrence Wright and sister Celestia Bronson. He is survived by his loving wife Linda Wright, his sons, John (Kelly) Wright, Zachary (Kelly) Wright, and three granddaughters, Maylen Wright, Isabella Wright, and Anneliese Wright.

Graveside Service

Monday, November 14, 2022
1:00 PM

Union Cemetery - Directions

Steubenville, Ohio 43945

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  • November 13, 2022
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of John Hubert Wright, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, John Hubert Wright, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • November 12, 2022
    Tracy Boykin says:
    Linda, John, and Zach We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Aaron, Tracy and Blake Boykin