Tyler Carl Wright, 26, St. John’s Center UCC member, loved traveling and the outdoors

By on November 29, 2017

Tyler Carl Wright, 26, of East Earl, passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at Lancaster General Hospital.

He was born in Lancaster on Oct. 23, 1991, and was the son of Douglas Paul Wright and Becky (Deese) Wright.

Tyler grew up in East Earl, and was a member of St. John’s Center United Church of Christ. He was a player for the Challenger Little League Baseball program for 19 years, and spent his days at Excentia Adult Day Program with friends. He enjoyed going to the family cabin, where he loved to fish, swim, and watch the wildlife from the deck. He loved traveling, spending time with family and friends, and most of all, gave great hugs and kisses to everyone he met.

Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters: Samantha Wright and her fiancé, Zachary Metzler, of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; and Shelby Wright of East Earl; and paternal grandfather: J. Carl Wright of Blue Ball.

Preceding him in death are his fraternal grandparents: Norman and Mary Jo Deese; and his paternal grandmother: Shirley Wright.

A memorial service was held Nov. 25 at St. John’s Center UCC, East Earl, with the Reverend R. Kenneth Evitts and the Reverend Bradley Haws officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Challenger Little League Baseball program, c/o Mike Tafelski, 1937 Larchmont Lane, Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send the family online condolences visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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