NAHUNTA – Gordon D. Wright, 98 of Nahunta, passed away Wednesday morning, October 7, 2020, at the Hospice House in Waycross after an extended illness. Wright was born in Tell City, Ind. He is preceded in death by his wife, Miriam Christine Campbell. Wright was a retired teacher for the Brantley County Board of Education and served in the United States Army during WWII. He was of the Christian faith and loved teaching, doing yard work, playing Bingo, and helping others. Wright was a very kind and generous man to everyone he knew and was an avid reader. Survivors include his special friends, Randall and Angel Mc- Carty of Nahunta; and several other relatives, a host of friends, and numerous students. A funeral service was held Friday afternoon, October 9, 2020, at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Randall Mc-Carty officiating. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery in Waycross. Arrangements were with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at