Harold W. Wright


Harold W. Wright, age 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 17, 2024 at his home in Clinton, Missouri surrounded by his loving family.
Harold was born on July 21, 1942 in Lowry City, Missouri. He was the son of Avis “Bud” and Sarah (Bailey) Wright. Harold attended Clinton High School. On October 5, 1961, he married Victoria Jean (Houk) Wright. They celebrated 54 years of marriage together.
Harold drove a truck over the road for many years, then drove locally before retiring. He enjoyed camping and fishing. He loved spoiling his grandchildren, especially the great grandchildren.
Harold is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother and great granddaughter Andrea May Turner.
Survivors include three children; James Dennis Wright (Karen) of Windsor, Missouri, Patricia Ann Martin (Raymond) of Clinton, Missouri, and Harold David Wright (Tony) of Dallas, Texas, two siblings; Penny Eichelberger of Clinton, Missouri and Newton Wright of Clinton, Missouri, three grandchildren; April Dawn Bigler (Timothy Lindsey) of Panama City, Florida, Stephanie Nicole Hursh (Rodney) of Centerview, Missouri, and Matthew Wright of Windsor, Missouri, along with four great-grandchildren; Rachelle Dawn Turner of Clinton, Missouri, Brendan Allen Hursh of Warrensburg, Missouri, Noah Ryan Turner of Windsor, Missouri, and Carsen Wayne Hursh of Centerview, Missouri.
Grandpa will be missed greatly.
Funeral services were held June 20, 2024 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton with Rev. Cheryl Castilow officiating. The casket bears were Bruce Bigler, Brendan Hursh, Timothy Lindsey, Carsen Hursh, Rodney Hursh and Noah Turner. Jerry Witherspoon, Paul “PJ” Landsberg, Jr and Tommy Wright were honorary bearers. Special music included ‘Go Rest High and I Wish Grandpas Never Died.” Interment followed in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, MO.
Services were under the care of Vansant-Mills Funeral Home of Clinton, MO.