Herbert William Wright, 93 of Sykesville
Passed away Wednesday, April 27, at his home in Sykesville. His daughter Pam and Visiting Angel, Anna, were by his side.
Born December 19, 1928 to his parents Edward A. and Edna Dayhoff Wright. He was married 75 years to his loving wife Pauline Wright, who predeceased him in August of 2021.
Mr. Wright was an active Life Member of Locust Grove Church of the Brethren serving as chairman of the Deacon Board for many years. He helped with building improvements and could always be counted on to cut out wood craft projects and help/sample snacks at Vacation Bible School.
He began his working career as a carpenter, then superintendent. He learned the trade from his father and uncles. Mr. Wright worked for Morrow Brothers, Lake Falls Construction and belonged to Mid Atlantic Carpenter’s Union. He supervised construction of Woodsboro, Carrolltowne and Eldersburg Elementary Schools, Howard County Court House, BWI Airport Transportation Buildings, Baltimore Fire Officers Local 964 and his last job was Phase 1 and 2 of Carroll County Community College. In the 70’s he was a member of Sykesville Lions Club and helped build flagpoles at the Eldersburg Library, Sykesville,Townhall and Fire Department. He enjoyed Sunday drives, yearly trips to O.C. and VA with family and friends and riding his Kubota to mow the lawn.
He is survived by his daughters Karen Poole of Frederick and Pamela Myers of Bosworth, MO. Grandchildren: Kenneth Poole (Tina), Edith Baccala (Vincent), Kevin Poole (Marie) and Richard Myers. Great-grandchildren Ashley Minoque (Jonathan), Cassandra Poole, Michael Poole and Anna and Nina Baccala. Brother Monroe Wright who turned 100 in April and Sister Edna Mae Bruce (Bill). He is preceded in death by 3-month-old daughter, Eleanor Hope, son-in-law, Butch Poole, and 3-month-old grandson Kenny Poole, Jr.
The Family will receive friends at BURRIER-QUEEN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 1212 West Old Liberty Rd. Sykesville, MD (beside S. Carroll High) on Sunday, May 1, 2022, 5:00 Pm to 7:00 PM. Where funeral services will take place Monday, May 2, 2022, 11 AM. Interment Springfield Cemetery, Sykesville, MD. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, 13356 Glissans Mill Rd. Mt. Airy, MD 21771 or Bridging Life (Carroll Hospice) 292 Stoner Ave, Westminster, MD 21784. Online condolences at www.burrier-queen.com