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Mr. Homer Shively Wright, Green Co., KY (1932-2014)

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Shively Wright on Friday, April 10, 2015 at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718 at 12pmCT/1pmET. Bro. Shaun Caudill will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Tarters Chapel Cemetery in the Portland community of Adair County, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, and on Friday morning until time for the service. Mr. Wright will be carried to his final resting place by his grandsons: Jeremy Wright, Jamie Wright, Jon Wright, Jason Wright, Nathan Mitchell, and Matthew Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers are Tristian Wright and Maranda Cox.
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Mr. Homer Shively Wright was born in Green County, KY on May 7, 1932 to the marriage of George William and Zelma Iona (Moran) Wright. He was surrounded by his family when he peacefully departed this life on April 6, 2015 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Campbellsville, KY. He was 82 years, 10 months, and 30 days of age. He was married to Delcia Mae (Burris) Wright, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Wright had a kind and loving spirit; he loved meeting new people and becoming friends. He was a natural salesman, and worked at Marcum's Wholesale and Lebanon Wholesale most of his career. Mr. Wright was a firm believer in Christ, and was a faithful member of the South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • One daughter: Carol Mitchell and husband Greg of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven siblings: Fred Wright and wife Eunice, Garland Wright and wife Alyene, all of Campbellsville, KY; Jerry Wright and wife Jeanie of Bowling Green,KY;KY Peggy Montgomery and husband Eudell of Greensburg, Judy Reynolds and husband Jerald of Greensburg, KY; Nancy Sue Newton of Illinois: and Ruby Kay Jessie and husband Wayne of Hopkins County, KY

  • One step-sister: Margarette Perkins of Louisville, KY

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Eight great-grandchildren

  • And a host of other close relatives and friends
Besides his wife and parents, Mr. Wright was also preceded in death by one son, Edward H. Wright; one sister, Dorothy Elizabeth Judd; a step-brother, Jesse Peppers: and his step-mother, Lucille Sweeney.

Send a condolence to the family of Mr. Homer Shively

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. Homer Shively Wright, Green Co., KY (1932-2014)

2015-04-07 - 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

Mr. Homer Shively Wright, Green Co., KY (1932-2014)

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