Melvin E. Wright, Jr., age 59, of Townsend, died December 30, 2017 at Christiana Hospital.

Melvin was the son of the late Melvin, Sr. and Joan Wright. He worked for DART for fifteen years, and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Melvin is survived by his siblings, John Wright of Townsend, Daniel Wright of Bear, and Carolyn Townsley of Harrisburg, PA, and numerous nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

A viewing will be held Monday, January 8 at 10 am at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE with funeral at 11 am. Interment in Gracelawn Memorial Park.