Walter T. Wright Sr. 76 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday April 13, 2019 at Rest Haven Nursing Home. He was born May 6, 1942 in Georgetown, Kentucky the son of the late Frank & Viola Wright.
He worked as a truck driver for 21 years at Dick Lavy Trucking. He loved the fair, Christmas was his favorite holiday, he loved cookouts, camping, and fishing; he was a member of the Greenville Moose Lodge and the Greenville American Legion.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 50 years Claudetta Wright; brother: Robert D. (Brenda) Wright; sister: Hattie Bell (Elbert) Hensley; brother in law: Cecil Hopper.
He is survived by his sons and daughter in law: Walter & Tina Wright Jr of Greenville, William Shipley of Kentucky; daughter & son in law: Tammie & Roger Oroszi of Celina; 13 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; brother & sister in law: Johnny & Stacey Wright; sister & brother in law: Phyllis & Wayne Bussel; sister in law: Kay Hopper; numerous nieces & nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday May 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com