Sherman Andre Wright Sr.

May 30, 1972 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 48)


Life Reflections of

Sherman Andre Wright, Sr.


“When peace like a river attendeth my way,
when sorrows like sea billows roll;
whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say,
"It is well, it is well with my soul."


On July 16, 2020 Sherman Andre Wright, Sr., was called home to be with her Lord and Savior.  He received the greatest grace of eternal peace, where there is no sadness or tears.

Sherman Andre Wright, Sr., was born May 30, 1972, to Ronald Wright, Sr., and the late Pauline McKnight at Bayfront Hospital of Saint Petersburg, Florida. He confessed Christ an early age and was baptized. 

Sherman was a native of Saint Petersburg, FL.  He was educated in the Pinellas County school system and played football for Dixie Hollins Rebels, where he graduated with Dixie Hollins Senior School class of 1990. He was a chef employed by Dan Marino’s for many years. In his spare time, he loved football and rooting for his favorite team, The Seattle Seahawks! He also enjoyed cutting hair. He was very family oriented, where he cooked and hosted family cookouts. He was a devoted father, brother, uncle, cousin, and loving friend.


He is preceded in death by his mother Pauline McKnight, great aunt Pauline Kelley, great uncle Chal D. Kelley, uncle Michael Wright, and cousins Cynthia Kelley, Junior Kelley, Vernon Mitchell, Gerard Swain, Tony Swain, and Calvin Swain all awaits Sherman homecoming.


He leaves behind a Father Ronald Wright Sr.; two daughters Cierra Scott and Faith Wright; two sons Sherman Wright Jr. and Jeremiah Wright; two grandchildren, Armani Bostic and Savion Bostic, two sisters Stacy Harrington (Arnette) and Dorian Nelson; three brothers; Julian McKnight, Sean Nelson, and Ronald Wright Jr.; four uncles, Johnny Wright, Gary Wright, Dennis Wright, and Otis Wright; four aunts Patricia McKnight, Sandra McKnight, Betty Waller, and Dorothy Wright, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends all of St. Petersburg, Florida. A devoted friend of 42 years Greg Bailey Tampa, Florida.


He will always be remembered for his love for others, his loyalty, and his kind heart.

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July 31, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Abundant Life
2051 9th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712

Funeral Service
August 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Abundant Life
2051 9th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712

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