John ”Jack” Thomas Wright

October 13, 1938 - October 13, 2001

10/13/1938 - 10/13/2001

Virginia Beach- John ”Jack” Wright died in his home on October 13, 2001.

Mr. Wright was the son of the late Evelyn and Daniel Wright of New Jersey. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1979 after 24 years of service and was a member of Fleet Reserve and Navy League.

He is survived by daughter, Mary Frances Barnes and her husband John of Corolla, NC; son, John D. Wright of Virginia Beach, VA; daughter, Kathleen Wright of New York; grandson, Edward Wallace Barnes; Sister, Evelyn Voehringer of FL; brother, Daniel R. Wright of NJ; former wife, Norma Wright and many nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held Wednesday, October 17, 2001 at Altmeyer Funeral Home Virginia Beach chapel with Father James Dorson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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David Nunnally
8 years ago

Dear John and Family –

I am saddened at your loss. Please accept our heartfelt thoughts and sympathies at this difficult time. All our best to your family.


Dave and Angela Nunnally

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Taggart
8 years ago

Dear Kathy and family, We are so sorry to hear that your father has passed away. He was such a nice man. Our prayers are with you all. Love Debbie


MichaelJ. Roby
8 years ago

I enjoyed Jack’s friendship even for the short time I knew him.

Sandra Roebuck
8 years ago

I live at the Cromwell House where I met Jack. We all had lots of fun times with Jack and we thought very highly of him. He will be missed. My deepest sympathy to his family.

Jon Tebault
8 years ago

I,ll Miss You Jon

William H. Tolbert
8 years ago

Jack and I had many good times while serving at FTU, Little Creek. Farewell, and smooth sailing my friend.

8 years ago






Betty N. Leathers
8 years ago

Just to let you know. We at

Cromwell House will miss your father dearly. He helped us

a lot with are newsletters

each month. God Bless you

Betty Leathers

Iona Robinson

Jim and Ashby Hopkins
8 years ago

Mary, John, and Kathy – You all are in our prayers and we are so sorry for the loss of your Dad.

Larry Peterson
8 years ago

My deepest sympathies to all who knew and loved Jack. Jack and I were shipmates on the USS Shreveport many years ago. I have not seen him in several years and wish I had tried harder to stay in touch.

Jack was good people and I know he will be greatly missed.


Betty N. Leathers
8 years ago

Our sympathy to the family

Jack was a friend and we will miss him very much.



Robert Whidbee
8 years ago

Rita B Drew And Richard A CarperSr Jack Was Respected ByAll And Always Stoot Tall

Rest In Peace Dear Friend

Kathy Wright
8 years ago

Thank you to all who read this. I love my Dad very much and miss him even more. There will be a monument erected at the Veterans Memeorial in Hampton for him. We are not sure of the date; I will try to let everyone know when I find out. God bless, Kathy Wright, daughter