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Irvin Wright, 97, Campbellsville, KY (1924-2021)

Irvin Wright of Campbellsville passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021 in Greensburg. He was 97 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 4pmET on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Bro. Freddie Thompson. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, with full military honors by the Marion County Veteran Honor Guard.

Visitation is requested from NoonET until 4pmET on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Irvin Wright, son of the late Milton Irvin Wright and Lizzie Sidebottom Wright was born March 30, 1924 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

Irvin was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign.

He retired from the Kentucky Highway Department after 30 years service and was a farmer and truck driver.

Irvin enjoyed being in the woods hunting for mushrooms and ginseng and visiting and talking with family and friends. He loved his church family and grandchildren.

He united in marriage to Myrtle Edith Curry July 3, 1954. She preceded him in death December 15, 1993. He married Rita Underwood in 1994 and she preceded him in death July 31, 2017.

He is survived by one step-daughter, Terri Richerson and husband, Sam of Campbellsville, one step-son, Mike Warren and wife, Deborah of Atlanta, Georgia; six grandchildren: Tiffany Richerson and partner, Jacob Covin, David Richerson, Kevin Richerson and partner, Lisa Kearnes, Kelly Baldwin and husband, Austin, Casey Warren and Kendall Warren; three great-grandchildren: Presley Covin, Romie Covin and Wesley Baldwin; one half- sister, Brenda Montgomery of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by one half -sister and two half -brothers: Kathryn Farris, Eugene Wright and Harold Wright.

Pallbearers: John Batcher, Robert Batcher, Jacob Covin, David Richerson, Keith Stillwell, Jay Wright

Honorary Pallbearers: Roger Lee Beams, Kevin Richerson, Gary Wright

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles, Taylor County SPCA or Brookside Cemetery and made be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Irvin Wright, 97, Campbellsville, KY (1924-2021)

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