Donnie Wright

April 29, 1940 - December 21, 2013
Donnie Wright

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Fletcher, NC

Donnie Wright, 73 of Fletcher, died Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Elizabeth House following a short illness.

A native of Shelby Gap, KY, he was the son of the late Delmer & Vessie Wright. He worked for Cranston Print Works for 40 years and then 5 years with the NC State Highway Department. Donnie was a member of Fletcher First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Annette Wright; a daughter, Regina Baker and her husband Ricky; a son, Scott Wright and his wife Elaine; two granddaughters, Katie Baker ìFlossymayî and Jessica Wright all of Fletcher; a sister, Vonnie Addington and her husband Bobbie of Pound, VA; a brother, Dale Wright of Fletcher; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Fletcher First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Hooperís Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

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  • December 22, 2013
    Clorena says:
    Annette, my heart and sympathy goes out to you and family. So sorry to hear about the loss. My prayers go out to you and family.

  • December 22, 2013
    Don and Dianna Birchfield says:
    Annette and family, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Donnie was a real sweet man, always nice to us. God Bless all of you.

  • December 22, 2013
    Michele King says:
    May God Bless you with his loving care during this difficult time. Donnie was such a sweet, kind, and humble man. I can never remember seeing him when he wasn't smiling. Love and Prayers to you all. Steve and Michele King

  • December 23, 2013
    Donnie and Avalina Merrill says:
    We extend to the Wright family our heartfelt sympathy.

  • December 23, 2013
    Bobby & Debbie Buchanan says:
    Annette, Scott, Regina and family, We were so sorry to hear about Donnie. You never have the right words to say at a time like this only special and fond memories. We both have those memories of Donnie always smiling and joking around. He was a very sweet and caring man. May God be with you all through this time and always know that he is with you in everyway. Love to all.