Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 17, 2013

Robert Clifton Wright Sr.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Robert Clifton Wright, Sr., age 81, of Old Bramwell Road, Bluefield, WV, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at his home.

Born on September 8, 1932 in West Virginia, he was a son of the late Wallace and Mamie Lawson Wright. He had been a lifelong resident of Bluefield and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Lee Shinault Wright; a brother, Buck; and 1 sister, Elizabeth Roberts.

Survivors include: 3 sons: Robert Clifton Wright, Jr. of Bluefield, Cash Wright of Bluefield, Allen Wright of Bluefield; 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; 1 brother: Jimmy Wright of Ohio.

In keeping with Mr. Wright’s wishes, he will be cremated and there will no services. Burial will follow at a later date at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.