Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 12, 2013

Douglas W. Wright, Sr.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

STAUNTON — Mr. Wright was born July 17, 1955 in Bishop, West Virginia, a son of the late Willie William and Hazel Lee (Mitchell) Wright.

Douglas attended the New Life Foursquare Gospel Church. He was employed as a farm manager with Bells Lane Farm; he enjoyed building furniture, making apple butter and was an avid deer hunter.

Surviving in addition to his wife of thirty-eight years, is a son, Douglas Wayne Wright, Jr. and wife Rhonda of Churchville; two daughters, Sherry S. Farley and husband Christopher of Marcy, NY and Jessica Sue Wright of Churchville; a brother, Ronnie Wright of Dublin; a sister, Juanita Wright of Tazewell; seven grandchildren, Wyatt Wright, Emma Wright, Brooke Wright, Isaiah Farley, Isaac Farley, Elijah Farley and Judah Farley and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of life will be conducted 6:00 p.m. Saturday, December 14, 2013 in Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by his son-in-law, Pastor Christopher Farley.

The family will receive friends following the service.

A graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2013 in the Grandview Cemetery, 38659 Governor G.C. Perry Highway in Bluefield, Virginia.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the

New Life Foursquare Gospel Church, Youth Ministries, 97 William Cousins Road, Staunton, Virginia 24401 or the American Cancer Society, 42 Neff Avenue, Suite 210, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of his arrangements.    

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