John Worley "Tiny" Wright

July 21, 2020


John Worley (Tiny) Wright 



     John (Tiny) Wright, 77, was called Home by JESUS at his residence on his birthday. Father God sent Tiny to be born on July 21, 1943 to Frank and Roberta Wright (deceased), and exactly 77 years later called him Home! On November 30, 1963 he married “The Love of His Life” Candace Ellen (Candy) Rayl. They have two living sons Aj (Marcie) and Frank (Renee) Wright. Their Daughter Shelly went to see JESUS at 14 in 1981. They also had their first son John Franklin and 4 other babies that are in heaven. 

     John was blessed with his many grandchildren, Careth (Mike) Klewicki, greatgrandchildren, Michael, Ella, Charley, and Auggie. Brittany and Shelly Wright. Jacob (Jessica) and Evelyn Wright. Faith and Joshua Wright. He had seven brothers and sisters. Judy (Pete) Stevens, Donna (Richard) Mascari, Jim (Linda) Wright, Bonnie (Larry) Hall, Joy Wright. Frankie (Cheryl) Wright, Karen Wright, and a special nephew, Donny (Stacy) Mascari. He also had many other nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his brother Frankie Wright, sister Karen Wright, daughter in law Renee Wright, nephew Michael Mascari, niece Kimberly Wright, sister in law Cheryl Wright, sister in law Linda Wright, nephew Lane Kovasic, brother in law Richard Mascari, brother in law Pete Stephens, and many other close family members.  

     John was also loved by his Danville Township family, He worked for the Danville Township for 25 years. 

     John won the World Horseshoe Tournament held in Kitchener Canada in 1997. He was also a very accomplished Athlete who broke many records, including his brother Jim Wrights Pole Vaulting record, along with many others in Danville.  

     John loved JESUS, his family, friends, his Pastor Tommy Miller, and his church family. 

Services will be held at New Life Church of Faith on Saturday July 25, 2020.

Visitation will be from 10-12 noon. The Funeral Service begins at 12 noon.

     Due to the regulations set by the Governor the church is requiring masks to be worn in the church, please bring a mask some will be provided at the church. We will also be going through the visitation in groups of 10. 

     The funeral service will be limited to close family. 


If you are not able to attend due to COVID concerns you can pay your respects during the procession by the Danville ball stadium at 1:30 as we drive through Tiny’s neighborhood.

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July 25, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
New Life Church of Faith

Funeral Service
July 25, 2020

12:00 PM
New Life Church of Faith


New Life Church of Faith
1419 N. Bowman Ave., Danville IL 61832
Tel: 1-217-446-8214

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