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Roger Robert Wright, Jr.

November 5, 1954 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 64)

Mr. Roger R. Wright, Jr.

A Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Roger R. Wright, Jr., of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 will be held Saturday, August 10th, 11:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church of College Hill, 3838 N. 29th Street, Pastor S. Evan Burrows with Rev. Christopher Jarnegan, officiating. Roger R. Wright, Jr. was born November 5, 1954 in Tampa, Florida to the late Roger, Sr. and Mattie Wright.  He enjoyed helping people. He attended First Baptist Church of College Hill. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Yvonne Jones and brother, Paul Hawkins. He leaves to cherish his precious memories with his daughter, Shameka Wright; grandchildren, Tanesha Williams, Joquanda Benson, Natoria Williams, Brittany Hudson and Josiah Courtney; great-grandchild, Londynn Shephard; brothers, Sylvester Hawkins (Sara) of Jacksonville, Florida, Reginald Wright of Tampa, Florida, Ricky Wright (Vanessa) of Atlanta, Georgia; sister, Debra Wright-Williams (Rudy) of Tampa, Florida; nieces, Chanel Bonner (Jason), Jantel Thomas (Victor), Sharrell Franklin, Cynthia Hawkins, Aaliyah Wright and Brianna Wright; nephews, Donnell Franklin, Charles Thomas, Eric Hawkins (Arlene) and Darrell Dawson (Emma); friends, Diane Schleicher (Kurt), Tarrolyn Levy, Eugene Campbell and Tony Wilson. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, August 9th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service.

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