Delbert A. Wright, of Yuba City, passed away on February 3, 2013. He was born on August 6, 1928 in Seligman, AZ.
He was retired from the postal service and a Yuba Sutter resident for over 30 years.
Survivors include sons, Mike & Patrick of So. Cal., Del Wright, Jr. of Illinois; step daughters, Laura Rowley of Marysville, Kathryn Becker of Yuba City, 1 grandson, 4 granddaughters and 5 great- grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Wright, step-son, Lawrence Rowley and grandson, Lawrence Roux.
During the Korean War, he was wounded twice and was Purple Heart recipient. He was a survivor of the Battle of Chosen Reservoir in 1950. He served in the U. S. Marine Corp. for 20 years in W.W.I.I. and the Korean War.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Sutter Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Rideout Memorial Cancer Center.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2013