Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Obituary: Kenneth Peedlum Wright, Green Co., KY

He was a member and a deacon at Greensburg Separate Baptist Church. He was co-owner of Wright's Ashland in Greensburg, KY, where he was a mechanic for 20 years

Mr. Kenneth "Peedlum" Wright, 73, of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville, KY.

The funeral services for Mr. Kenneth "Peedlum" Wright were conducted at 1pmCT, Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY, with burial in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Bro. Dan Perkins and Bro. Charlie Warren officiated.

Pallbearers: Taylor Wright, Eddie Wright, Jeff Wright, Mike Compton, Troy Wright, Travis Wright.

Mr. Kenneth "Peedlum" Wright, Green Co., KY (1936-2010)

Mr. Kenneth "Peedlum" Wright, was the son of the late Cecil Clarence Wright and Flossie Mae Cantrell Wright. He was born on Tuesday, November 10, 1936 in Green Co, KY and departed this life on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. He was 73 years, 10 months and eight days of age.He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Separate Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was also co-owner of Wrights Ashland in Greensburg where he worked as a mechanic for 20 years.

He united in marriage to Mary Francis Bradshaw on July 12, 1958 who survives.

Other survivors include the following:
  • Two sons and two daughters-in-law: Ricky and Diane Wright of Greensburg, KY; and Bobby and Christina Wright of Greensburg, KY

  • A daughter and son-in-law: Fran and Kenny Posey of Greensburg, KY

  • Three brothers and sisters-in-law: Cecil "Teddy" and Christine Wright, Charles "Jim" and Judell Wright, and Bill and Connie Wright all of Greensburg, KY

  • Three sisters and two brothers-in-law: Eva and George Gilpin, Ann and Jack Compton, and Nancy Compton all of Greensburg, KY

  • Eleven grandchildren

  • Seven great-grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Mr. Wright was also preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Honorary pallbearers: Greensburg Separate Baptist Church Members.

Memorials are suggested to the Gideon Bible Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2010-09-22 01:09:33
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP) To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.

Remembering Kenneth Peedlum Wright

2010-09-22 - Photo from Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home. Greensburg, KY
Mr. Kenneth "Peedlum" Wright, Green Co., KY (1936-2010)

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link:

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401

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.