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Don Wright

June 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Sunday, November 23, 1947
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:00
Silver Creek United Methodist Church, 2200 Church Road, Azle, 76020
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Donnie "Don" Wright, 66, died Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Weatherford.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Silver Creek United Methodist Church, 2200 Church Road, Azle, 76020. Interment will be at Veal Station Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, 76086.
Mr. Wright was born Nov. 23, 1947, in Weatherford to Rev. Denzil and Ina Wright. The son of a Methodist minister, he attended many schools before graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1966. He served his country during the Vietnam era in the U.S. Air Force.
He married Linda Van Winkle July 14, 1972 in Alvarado. They raised two daughters in Weatherford. Don was a member of Silver Creek United Methodist Church.
He retired from Lockheed Martin after many years of service. After retiring, he was promoted Granddad for his four grandchildren. He spent his last years catering to his grandchildren's every wish.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Ina Faye England.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Linda Wright; daughters, Monica Boyd of Saginaw and Angie Romer and husband, Sean, of Azle; grandchildren, Terence Boyd, Makayla Boyd, Coby Romer and Carson Romer; brothers, Denzil Wright Jr. and wife, Jeri, Ronald Wright, Michael Wright and wife, Dee Dee, and Timothy Wright and partner, Philip Phifer; and many relatives and friends.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

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