Burial followed in the Bogueloosa Cemetery in Land.
Mr. Wright passed away June 16, 2012 at Willow Trace Nursing Center in Butler. He was retired from James River Corporation and was a U.S. Army World War II Veteran.
Survivors include children Don Wright (Peggy) of Grove Hill, AL; June Ezell (Dub) of Butler, AL; Kathy Ballog (Dennis) of El Paso, TX; Darlene Davis (Larry) of Blountsville, AL; and Michele Stephens (Terry) of Land, AL; sister Dorothy Hendley of Butler; brothers Harvey Wright of Munford, AL; Lindy Wright of Mobile, AL; Randall Wright of Mobile, AL; Sammy Wright of Land, AL; and Herschel Wright of Meridian, MS; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Lillie Claudine Wright.
Pallbearers were grandsons David A. Diamond, Derek Hendley, Scott Diamond, Patrick Wright, Michael Hendley, Nathan Davis, Ryan Hendley, Craig Ballog and Matthew Stephens.
Honorary pallbearers were granddaughters Hayley Sansing, Heather Davis, Emily Hall, Leanne Wright, Keri Wilson and friends Gene Etheridge, Rock Reid, Ted Morgan, and Pete Wallace.
The family would like to extend thanks to a special caregiver, Loris Marsh, and the staff at Willow Trace Nursing Center.
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Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.