William Eluam Wright
December 30, 1961 - July 27, 2022

William (boo-boo) Wright was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 30, 1961.  He passed on July 27, 2022 in Portsmouth, VA. He’s preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Rosebud Wright, brother Lewis, sister Roslyn Ruffin and daughter Darlene Shameeka Wright.

He loved playing sports, especially football. He was educated at St Mary’s and John Jay Highschool.  He worked as a cook in Virginia as well as in Colorado where he lived for 16 years.

He leaves to cherish his memory siblings; Leon Wright Jr. (Weaver), Tracy Wright – Bullock (Robert Bullock), daughters; Natasha Wright – D’Anna (Kenneth D’Anna) Nikeya Nash, son; Quely Grymes, 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, wife; Noreen Wright, aunt; Vivian Jones – Weaver, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as special life-long friends; James (Junior) Taylor, Michelle Wardlaw, Terrence Sykes, Tharen (Pete) Lester & Albee Incle.

 Coastal Cremations VA handled his cremation. www.CoastalCremationsVA.com


Uncle, it’s bitter sweet to say good-bye.

I was blessed for you to spend the rest of your time here in VA with your family.

My babies got to know and LOVE on you.

You said you were at peace so we had to let go, just know you will not be


Love Always,


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