John J. Wright, 86 yrs, passed away on July 20, 2021 in Bedford, Texas. He was born on January 1, 1935 in Scurry, Texas to John J. Wright and Bertie Pauline Smith.
John J. lived most of his life in Euless, Texas. He graduated from Euless High School in 1954. After 35 years of employment, John retired from Bell Helicopter where he worked as a Material Bonder. Then he transported vans across many states for his sister’s railroad transportation company, Raudin McCormick, Inc (RMC). John was a horse racing enthusiasts, had a quick sense of humor, and was extremely proud of his two grandchildren.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Jamey McDonald; grandchildren, Bailey McDonald and Claire McDonald; his best friend of 65 years, George Taylor, who was like a brother to him; sister-in-law, Mavy Wright, and many loving nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Bertie Wright; brothers, James “Bud” Wright, Forrest “Jicky” Wright and C.B. Wright; sisters, Dorothy Shehee, Evelyn Wright, Mildred Riggs and Patsy Brennan; brother-in-law, Grady Riggs; sister-in-law, Harriet Wright, as well as numerous extended family members and dear friends.
Service held at South Euless Baptist Church, Friday 7/23 at 1pm.
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