Monday, October 20, 2008

Obituary : Paul W. Wright (1905-1994)

Source : Anderson Herald Bulletin, December 12, 1994.

Paul W. Wright, 89, formerly of 1310 Brown St., died Dec. 10, 1994 at Community Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born Feb. 22, 1905, in Alexandria, and lived all of his life in this area. He graduated from Alexandria High School in 1923 and retired in 1965 from the U.S. Postal Service after 42 years as a rural mail carrier.

He was a member of Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge for 66 years and was a member of Rural Carriers Union.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy May Wright; three sons and daughters-in-law; Gene and Sue Wright of Anderson, Maurie and Elizabeth Wright of Anderson, and Robert and Rebecca Wright of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, David Wright, Linda Wright, Laura Krivoshia, Cathy Wright, Scott Wright, Greg Wright, Kimberly Wright and Jeff Wright.; two great-grandchildren, KateLyn and Cameron Krivoshia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Bertha Wright; a brother, Fred Wright, and a sister, Erma Johnson.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home, Anderson, with Dr. Robert Jackson officiating. Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery.

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