Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Billy Gordon Wright, 81, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2021)

Billy Gordon Wright of Campbellsville, formerly of Greensburg, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at his home. He was 81 years old.

The funeral services for Billy Gordon Wright will be conducted at 1pmCT on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Clay Dickie Scott and Bro. Jim Collison officiating. Burial will follow in the Davenport Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Monday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and will continue after 7amCT on Tuesday until time of the funeral service.

Billy Gordon Wright, son of the late Ream B. "Hoss" Wright and Lou Vera Mays Wright was born on Thursday, February 15, 1940.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church. He was a farmer, had formerly worked for Greensburg Manufacturing, and retired from Central Farmers Supply.

Survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley Lee Hamilton Wright of Campbellsville having united in marriage on April 25, 1959.

Other survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law: Greta Lynn Wright, and Phyllis and Glen Williams all of Campbellsville; a grandson: Christopher Williams of Campbellsville; a brother and sister: Otis Wright and Sherry Clark both of Taylor County; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers: Christopher Williams, Doug Shive, David Thompson,

Rodney Whitlow, Steve Pickett, Jeremy Clark

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

This story was posted on 2021-11-20 08:14:16
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.