- June 14, 1990 - May 18, 2012
- Attica, Indiana
of Gatlin's Passing
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“Gatlin was one of my really good friends!! Unforntually i was away at his passing and couldnt be there!! i miss him alot and wish i could of been...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Robert Lucas - Flora , IN
“Gatlin was one of my friend & i miss him like crazy. Gatlin, Jordan Stewart & me all hung out when gatlin lived in delphi. gatlin i love & miss you...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: jasmine - delphi, IN
“Wasnt as close of friends after he had left school but when it came time for recess in middle and we were playin either soccer or football i know i...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Bob Floyd - Lafayette, IN
“Wanted to let you know our thoughts are with you at this time. We knew Gat from school and we enjoyed him. So sorry for your loss our prayers are...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: The Pearson Family - Delphi, IN
“My condolences to your family--So sorry
6 of 30 | Posted by: Joe Hudson - 0xford, IN
I pray that during this time you will feel God's peace over you and your family. We will be praying for you all. Love Robin (your...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Robin Ballew - Rixeyville , VA
“Debbie-I am so very sorry to hear of your son's passing. I can only imagine the grief you must feel. Please know that you and your entire family...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Cheryl (Wininger) Champagne - IN
“Gatlin and I, along with Mrs. Stivers, talked often throughout his years at DCHS. I always enjoyed his sense of humor and his ability to laugh even...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Greg Smiley - Lafayette, IN
“Our condolances to Gatlin's family. Very sorry to not make the visitation for Gatlin. But know he is in our prayers tonight and tomorrow..
11 of 30 | Posted by: Jim & Martha Wininger - Attica, IN
“Debbie, So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts & prayers are with you and the entire family! God please wrap your loving arms around this entire family...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Bill & Starr (Grubb) Abert - IN
“Was with your Uncle Paul when he heard of your entry into Heaven...God has amazing plans for you in Heaven....send blessings to your family and...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Gail Hartnett - Boise, ID
“Deb and family. I'm so so so very sorry for your horrendous loss. I just don't even know what to say except I'm so very sorry.
15 of 30 | Posted by: Gail Schrader - Westpoint, IN
“R.I.P. my friend... prayers to the family..
16 of 30 | Posted by: Lauren - Delphi, IN - Friend
“Rest in peace. God bless you.
17 of 30 | Posted by: Christina
This still doesn't feel real... I'm still sick to my stomach. I will never forget you, nor will there be a day that goes by that you won't...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Haley Cory
“May God give the family His love and peace and strength to carry on, to hold you up,to endure. May His Holy Spirit attend to your every need at this...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Georgia and Timothy OConnor - IN
“We have had alot of good times and bad times but I never stopped caring and loving you.....I will never forget you bub....My heart will forever hold...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Angie Bennett Hunt - Delphi, IN
“Mayn it felt like i was kicked in the chest when i herd. we only known each other maybe2 year now.. i wish i coulda knew him better. love and prayers...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: CHAD BIGGS - LAFAYETTE, IN
“Debbie and family,
I am so sorry to read your son's obituary. I will pray for you and your family for healing and peace in your time of sorrow. May...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: carrie bishop
“Debbie & Family,
Never in a million years would I ever think I would be writing this to you. My heart is so heavy with sadness that I can hardly...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Lucy Douglas - Lafayette, IN
“gatlin, man imma miss you bro. we werent best friends like you and will, but me you and will all met on the same day and you have been a down a**...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Mike Hickman - lafayette , IN
“Mary Jane, Chris and Eric, I can't even begin to imagine the loss you are all feeling now after just losing his dad not all that long ago. He is now...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Denise Brown Routzahn - Attica, IN
“Deb, Tisha, Shane and Family,
So sorry to hear about Gatlin. Please know that you are all in our thought and prayers.
26 of 30 | Posted by: Laurie Stockdale - Hillsboro, IN
“May the family of this vibrant young man feel God's comfort. Sending thoughts and prayers to all who knew him. It's never easy losing someone in such...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Rachel - IN
“I'm so sorry for this tragic loss the Wright family has suffered!!! May he rest at peace and each of the Wright family members find peace and closure...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Kristin Haas - Lafayette, IN
“Although I didn't know Gatlin, I want to convey my condolences to his family in this time of sorrow. I'm truly sorry for your loss and may God grant...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Linda Randak - Lafayette, IN
“Gonna miss you little bro! Glad I got to see you Sunday and we hung out and got them subs hooked up... man they really pounded!!! I'm gonna miss you...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Kevin Clark Wright - Delphi, IN
WRIGHT, GATLIN Winfred – age 21
Gatlin Winfred Wright, age 21, of Attica, after an automobile accident, on Friday, May 18, 2012, was called home by his Maker.
Born on June 14, 1990 in Lafayette, he was the son of Debbi Green-Clark (husb: Dr. James Clark) of Attica & the late John K. Wright, Jr. He attended Delphi High School.
He was employed at Teleservices. He was a member of Rails to Trails and Fur Takers of America. He loved fishing, hunting & trapping. He enjoyed playing basketball & trucking with his Uncle Royse. He was an avid Colts fan. He loved racing & NASCAR. Gatlin excelled in all sports.
Surviving with his mother & step-father are 2 sisters: Meriah Green-Wright & Lexie Clark both at home, 2 step-brothers: Kevin Wright & Chris Wright, both of Delphi, Aunts & Uncles: Jeff Green (wife: Adrienne) of Virginia Beach, VA, Shane Green (wife: Tisha) of Wingate, Shelly Wyman (husb: Paul) of Kokomo, Royse Green (wife: Jennifer) of Attica, Jennifer Pike (husb: Danny) of Fairbanks, IN, Dennis Wright (wife: Linda) of Attica, Rebecca Wright (companion: Jim McDonald) of Lafayette, Chris Wright (companion: Eric Muller) of Fishers, grandparents: Jolee Green of Terre Haute, Mary Jane Wright (husb: Chuck) of Carbondale & Brenda Green of West Point, as well as several cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers: Dr. L.W. "Doc" Green & John "Jack" Wright, Sr. & Uncle: Jon T. Green.
Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Monday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Pastor Kenneth Jo Green officiating. Interment at West Point Cemetery. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Memorial contributions may be made to Rails to Trails. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.comhttp://videos.lifetributes.com/306815