Obituary – Lewis Wright

Lewis Wright

September 18, 2013
Age: 90
Residence: Forsyth, MO
Formerly of: Forsyth, MO

Lewis Wright passes away on Wed., Sept. 18, 2013 at the Pt. Lookout Nursing and Rehab in Hollister, MO.  He was born June 5, 1923 at Utica, MO., the son of Carl and Dimple (Morris) Wright.

Lew enlisted in the Air Force in June 1942, he served in Germany, Northern France, and Normandy during WWII, as a pilot of a B24 Liberator, he was discharged in July 1945. Lew continued his love for flying, after moving to Lawrence, KS, he held a commercial pilot certificate for several yrs. Lew moved to Forsyth in 1971, and married Lola Davis in Dec. 1972.

Lew was a member the Faith Assembly of God in Forsyth, he was very active serving as a deacon, and Sunday School Teacher.   Lewis was a carpenter by trade, building many homes in the area. Lew was an avid golfer, and enjoyed tutoring others in the sport of golf.

Survivors include his wife Lola Wright of Forsyth, MO.; daughter, Pamela Jean Parker of San Luis Obispo, CA.; step-children, Jim Davis and wife Carol of Branson, MO.,  Linda Slagle and husband Ron of  Jasper, AL., Rose Payne and husband Paul of Lone Oak, TX., and Steve Davis of Forsyth, MO.; grandchildren, Marnie Parker Morgan Wright, Scott Davis, Stephine Coleman, Michelle Bland, Heather Slagle, Brian Slagle, Jennifer James, and Kenny Cherry; 10 great grandchildren;  brother, Larry Wright of CA.; 2 brother in-law, Sherman Jenkins of Lamar, MO., and Dewey Williams of Kissee Mills, Mo.;  and sister in-law Wilma Mills of Kissee Mills, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 1st wife, Dorothy Wright;  sons, Dan E. Wright and Dale L. Wright; brother, Donald Wright; and sister, Caroline Foster. 

Guestbook September 25, 2013

I love all you guys just as my own.Growing up knowing Lew when I was a teenager I knew he was so in love with Lola.He was so good to your mom.I don’t know what to say except I love you all and was glad to be able to part of the family all my life.

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