Micheal L Wright

Born: Sat., Aug. 17, 1957
Died: Mon., Aug. 26, 2013


Visitation

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Sep. 03, 2013
Location: New Bethel Baptist Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Sep. 03, 2013
Location: New Bethel Baptist Church


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High Point- Mr.Michael L. Wright was born to Elizabeth G. Ezekiel on August 17, 1957 in High Point, North Carolina. He received his education through the High Point Public School System and graduated from High Point Central High School in 1976 after a tremendous Football and Wrestling career and earning the name "Big Mike." After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Continuing his love for football, he participated in a league until he was honorably discharged in 1978. After serving his country proudly, he returned home and went on to try out for two NFL teams, one being the Dallas Cowboys. He also played for a semi-pro team, the Greensboro Buccaneers. He was a long term member of New Bethel Baptist Church where he was baptized under the leadership of Rev. John Mason. He later began a career in Apartment and Home Maintenance in which he exceled as a Maintenance Supervisor for over twenty years. He was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday August 26, 2013. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Willie H. Greeson and Step-Sister, Kathy L. Sutton. Leaving behind to cherish his memory; his mother, Elizabeth G. Ezekiel; former wife, Sally M. Strickland; his sister, Kathy L. Greeson, and his long time companion, Emilia Livingston; three daughters, Tekisha A. Johnson, S. Nichole Wright and Whitney M. Wright; one step-daughter, Tania Strickland Fox; four grandchildren, Jaylen Z. Godwin, Jurnee G. Flowers, Chase M. Johnson, and Ahnoria M. Flowers Leaving behind to carry his legacy; three nephews, Antione L. Greeson, Brandon H. Greeson, and Derek W. Greeson; three great nephews, one great niece and a host of relatives and friends. A celebration of his life will be held 11am, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at New Bethel Baptist Church, 1116 Montlieu Ave. Family visitation will begin at 10:30am at the church. Burial will be in Salisbury National Cemetery. The family will also receive friends at 400 Royal Oak Dr., High Point. Professional arrangements entrusted to People's Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc.

 

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arthur mcfadden
   Posted Wed August 28, 2013
this is my best friend for life everything we did we did it toghter i rember the first day we meet back in the hills of burton st we hit it off that same day all the days we spent toghter lifting weights eatting 3big macks 2fries and 3 hambugers mike said thats what we need to do to stay big guess what it worked i was big and so was mike he call me his dog and to this day thats what he called me but i will allways love you dog your big brother fromereidsville nc we will always be as one i love you then and i love you now and so do god love you always arthur mcfadden go rest in peace your dog

arthur mcfadden
   Posted Wed August 28, 2013
this is my best friend for life. everything we did, we did it together. i remember the first day we met back in the hills of burton st, we hit it off that same day. all the days we spent together lifting weights, eating 3 big macks, 2 fries and 3 hamburgers. mike said thats what we needed to do to stay big, guess what; it worked. i was big and so was mike. he called me his dog and to this day thats what he called me, but i will always love you dog, your big brother from reidsville, nc. we will always be as one. i love you then and i love you now and so do god. love you always arthur mcfadden. go rest in peace your dog

Robbie G. Carter
   Posted Sun September 01, 2013
To the family of Mike Wright: It’s hard to understand why Mike has been taken from us, but find comfort in knowing he was a special part of a well-lived life. May knowing you're in the hearts and thoughts of others help you and yours through this time of sorrow.

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