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Timothy R. Wright, Beth Steel supervisor
Timothy R. Wright, Beth Steel supervisor

Timothy R. Wright, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. supervisor and Army veteran, died Oct. 5 at his Lochearn home of undetermined causes. He was 96. The son of Willie Wright and Eliza Wright, Timothy Roosevelt Wright was born in Elizabethtown, N.C., and moved to Turners Station at an early age. He attended Carver Vocational-Technical High School, where he studied auto mechanics for two years, and then went to work at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point shipyard as a metal chipper. World War II had ended in Europe when he enlisted in May 1945 in the Army, where he was a mechanic and a heavy-duty truck driver. He was discharged with the rank of private in 1946. He returned to...

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