July 22, 2009
Saturday, July 25, 2009 5:00pm Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, July 25, 2009 3-5pm
Howard Wright, 75, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009 in his home surrounded by his family after a courageous fight. He was born on October 29, 1933 in Grantsville, WV the son of Ward and Ermal (Cain) Wright.
His enjoyed spending time out in his garden and yard. He also loved watching NASCAR, following his favorite driver, Carl Edwards, NFL, and college football. The majority of his time was spent with his grateful wife, Vicky and his “man’s best friends”, Tina Marie and Trix-C.
He is survived by his loving wife Victoria (Dorris) whom he married on February 20, 1970; son, David Glenn (Vickie) Wright of Lilly Chapel, OH ; daughter, Pamela (Rod) Reynolds of Ripley, WV; grandchildren, Jay Wright and Heather, Tera, Rodney, and Brandon Reynolds; 5 great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Larry Dorris; niece, Wanda (Boop) Hudson; friends, Dewayne and Annette Rittenhouse, Bill and Imogene Nance and family, Mike and Marybeth Botkins, Rick and Sandy Eckurd, Tammy Longwell, Ruby Lyle, Glenn and Susie Randall, and friends at Woodstock Freewill Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents; half brothers, Lloyd, Ozie, and Guy; half sister, Nellie Cain; aunts, Ernie Stallman, Fanny Wolfe, Zellie Cain, Dee Metz; Uncles, Harley, Ollie, and Gee Cain.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at FRESHWATER, MCDONALD, & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. A funeral service will follow at 5:00 p.m. with Pastor Russell Street officiating. Following his wishes, Howard’s body will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Foundation or your local Hospice provider.