John Wright

John Wright John Boyd Wright, 52, of Weirton passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born November 25, 1965 in East Liverpool, OH, he was a son of Freda Keller Kontra. He was preceded in death by his brother Jimmie Lee Wright Sr., and nephew Jimmie Lee Wright Jr. John was an accomplished and talented musician and songwriter, most recently playing in the band Fatality Risen. Family and music were the two most important things in his life. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cindy Stonebraker Wright; sons, John Angelo Wright and Jayson Boyd Wright, both of Weirton; daughters, Jessica Rose Wright of California and Jenna Rose Wright of Wheeling; brother, Sam (Mary) Wright of East Liverpool,OH, James Wright and Jesse Kontra both of Phoenixville, PA; sister Georgia Kontra of Phoenixville, PA; in-laws Theresa and Norman Stonebraker of Weirton; brother-in-law, Vince (Nannette) Stonebraker of Weirton; and many nieces and nephews who he loved very much. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the time of funeral services at 7 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Reverend Ed Rudiger will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home. Share tributes and memories with John’s family at