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Gavin Leon Wright

August 13, 2013

Gavin Leon Wright, 33, of Benton, passed away Aug. 9, 2013. 
He was born Dec. 8, 1979, in Little Rock to Rick Wright and Karen Wilson Wright.
He  retired as a captain from the Little Rock Fire Department after 11 years of service. Gavin graduated from Benton High School in 1998.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd and Willie Wright, Evelyn Marie and George Hart, and Guy Leon Wilson.
He is survived by his wife, Kim Wright of Benton; a son, Kasen Samuel Wright of Benton; a daughter, Kyla Anne Wright, of Benton; his parents, Rick Wright and wife Bunny of Cabot; his mother, Karen Wright of Benton; his brothers, Richard Wright of Bryant and Sean Wright of Fayetteville.
Funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Benton with Dr. Rick Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
The Honor Guard of the Little Rock Fire Department will serve as pallbearers. Michael Richards and Aaron Crowe are honorary pallbearers.
Ashby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is set from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church's Selph Hall. 
Memorials may be made to the Fire Fighters Memorial Fund or to the American Cancer Society.
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