Ari Wright-Backus

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Ari Naggai Wright Backus, born to Brittainy Gabrielle Wright and Robert Lee Backus on July 11, 1992 in Columbus Ohio. He departed this life, Sunday, June 12, 2022. He gave his life to the Lord and was baptized at an early age.

Ari graduated from Mifflin High School in 2012. Ari was a talented artist and a master in sports. He had an inviting and charismatic personality. Some were intimated by his huge stature, but those that knew him best, knew his kind and lovable spirit. He loved music, and rapping was his way of escape.

He was preceded in death by his younger brother; Jonathan Dwayne Davis Jr., maternal grandparents; Gwendolyn Favors and Terry Moore, paternal grandmother; Dianna Boyd.

Ari leaves to cherish his memory, parents; Brittany Wright and Robert Backus, grandfather; Robert Backus, Sr., wife; Lakisha Addlery, brothers; De’Quawn L. Backus, Lei’Tonn M. Backus, Ne’Tronne S. Backus, sister; Jailyn Gray, stepsister Brittanee Caldwell, aunts; Summer R Favors and Valisha Hill-Johnson, uncles; Mike D. Forney, Aaron Backus, Dion Backus, stepmother; Tonya Robinson, Godmother; Mandy D. Hardiman, Godsister; Milan E Mitchell, very special friend; Riley Johnson. Along with a host of cousins and friends.

Ari made a huge impact on all those who were fortunate to be a part of his life. He will be greatly missed. His memory will be cherished.

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Agape Christian Ministries, 1783 E. 23rd Ave. 43219. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. LIVINGSTON AVE.


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