Ernest Linwood Wright III
1935 — 2021
Ernest Linwood Wright III passed away September 29, 2021, at the age of 85. The son of Olive and Ernest Wright, Jr., he was born on November 11, 1935, and grew up in Ruffin, NC. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Peggy Brannock Wright; their son Nelson and daughter-in-law Suzie, of Rock Hill, SC; and son Phillip and daughter-in-law Cathy of Ruffin, NC. After graduation from Duke University in 1956 with a BS degree in Chemistry, Linwood joined Dan River Mills, and moved through a variety of leadership positions including vice president of research and development, president of Dan River Service Corporation, corporate vice president of product development, until retiring with 48...