Samuel Edward Wright, 89, of Burrisville, MD departed this life on Thursday July 3, 2014 at his home.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n He was born on August 1, 1924 to the late Arthur and Minnie Wright.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n “Sammy” as he was affectionately known, was married 65 years to Dorothy Wright. “Ms. Dot” preceded him in death in 2010.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n Sammy was a very private person who enjoyed spending time at his home. On occasions you would see him at the Post Office, grocery store, Subway, or just driving by in his car. He would give a smile, wave, or conversation.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n Sammy is survived by a brother-in-law, Wallace Gibson of Baltimore; seven nieces; seven nephews; a host of cousins; and three special close friends, Alfred and Alfreda Ryans; and Charles (Bucky) Brooks, Jr.