(September 05, 2020) - Alton V. Wraight, age 79, of Homestead, passed away on Thursday, September 3, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. Alton was born November 18, 1940, in Wyandotte, Michigan son of the late Vernon and Doris "Maxine" (Higley) Wraight. He grew up and was raised in Wyandotte and graduated from Roosevelt High School, class of 1958. He worked all of his life as an automobile mechanic in both Wyandotte and Adrian, Michigan, and early on he eventually moved to Romulus, Michigan where he continued as a mechanic and operated his family farm. In 1992 Alton moved to Carleton, Michigan where he lived in a farmhouse and continued his hobby. In 2015 he moved to Homestead.

Over the years he enjoyed woodworking, gardening, flowers, fishing, the outdoors, and time spent with his family and friends.

He is survived by his special friend and companion, Arlene Lillo; one son Jerry Wraight of Carleton, Michigan; one daughter Kelly Oliver also of Carleton; one sister Deanna (Phil), of Harris, Michigan; four grandchildren, Kylie, Eric, Krystal and Jeremy; and two cousins, Kathy and Sharon Higley.

In accordance with Alton's wishes, private family services will be held.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain to honor Alton's legacy of life.


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