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Matt Wright

March 17, 1989 — March 19, 2022

Tupelo- James Matthew “Matt” Wright, the son of James Edward “Eddie” Wright and Patricia “Tricia” Jo Bray Wright, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 19, 2022, a few days after his 33rd birthday. He was born on March 17, 1989, in Tupelo. He was an optimistic and sweet man who at times enjoyed being goofy. He attended Tupelo High School and Itawamba Community College. He enjoyed watching Ole Miss football, listening to music especially rock music, maintaining his knife collection, and brim and bass fishing at his PawPaw’s lake.
He was a beloved son, brother, and uncle. He leaves behind his parents, Eddie and Tricia Wright of Tupelo; one sister, Katie Waldon and her husband, Burt, of New Albany; nephew and niece, Jackson and Abby Waldon; paternal grandparents, Jim and Peggy Wright of Tupelo; several aunts and uncles; and a host of cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bill and Pat Bray.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at W. E. Pegues, Tupelo.
Services honoring Matt’s life will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Rev. David Smith officiating. Graveside services will follow at Lee Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Burt Waldon, Jackson Waldon, Sam Wright, Joshua Wright, and Keith Kenyon.
Expressions of sympathy and fond memories may be made at www.peguesfuneralhome.com .
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