Loren Newell Wright went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 18, 2010. He was born in Redwood City, Calif. on Oct. 9, 1927. He lived in Hawaii in his early years and graduated from Hilmar High School in 1944.
After serving in the Navy, Loren spent his adulthood in Turlock where he was a self-employed tile contractor. He was active in his church, coached Little League baseball, enjoyed fishing and religiously followed the Giants, 49ers and the Warriors.
Loren was a truly devoted husband, loving father and endearing grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Alice Wright; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Julie Wright of Cardiff, Calif.; son and daughter-in-law, Rex and Carol Wright of Turlock; daughter, Rhonda Wright of Ocean Beach, Calif.; and grandchildren, Reggie and Lindy Wright, Abbie Wright, Joshua Wright and Rachelle Stephenson.
Loren was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Wright.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the First Baptist Church of Ceres.
Remembrances may be sent to: First Baptist Church of Ceres, 2735 Fifth St., Ceres, CA 95307 or Samaritans Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.