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Matthew Craig Wright, age 22, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Watauga Medical Center from complications of his heart. He was born on July 11, 1993 in Jacksonville, North Carolina to Steven Wright and Bonnie Osborne.
Matt enjoyed spending time outdoors and loved helping others. He especially loved his family and spending time with them and with his dog Kosher. Matt attended Southside Freewill Baptist Church.
Matthew is survived by his mother, Bonnie Osborne of the home; father Steven Wright; fiancé, Brittany Potter of the home; his sons, Noah Joseph Wright and baby Timothy due in September; half-sisters: Summer Moses of the home, Taylor Wright and Mercedes Wright; brother, Hunter Wright; grandmother, Linda Osborne; uncles: Robert Osborne, Richard Osborne and Billy Weaver and best friend, Robert Gwinn and many special friends.
The family received friends Monday, July 27, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home with a Celebration of Matt’s life following at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Gary Hill officiating. Graveside service and burial were Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. from the Phillippi Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert Gwinn, Billy Weaver, Richard Osborne, Jeffery Roark, Larry Greer and Patrick Fletcher. Honorary pallbearers were Tom Horne, Buddy Osborne and Robert Osborne.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Matthews’s memory to the family to help with the expenses.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home 101 Powell Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
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The family of Matthew Craig Wright has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.