James F. Wright Jr.

10/09/1936 - 10/10/2015 Obituary
James F. Wright Jr. Obituary
James F. Wright Jr. was welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior on October 10, 2015. He was born in Los Angeles, CA to Irene and James F. Wright Sr. and was raised in Bakersfield, CA. He attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he received his Associates degree before he was drafted into the army. He spent a couple of years in the army where he met his wife Phyllis Wright of 53 years. After serving in the army he then returned to Bakersfield where he began his career in the oil industry and worked for over 40 years.
James was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed many things including fishing, camping, taking care of his animals, and tending to his garden that he planted every summer and winter. He loved telling stories of the past times and would tell them to anyone who would listen. He was a friend to all and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his loving wife Phyllis Wright; sister Nancy Parsons; brother Phillip (Elaine) Wright, his two sons Greg (Chaney) Wright and Stephen Wright; and his three grandchildren Kristen Wright; Alex Wright; and Amy Wright. He is preceded in death by his parents Irene and James F. Wright Sr.
A visitation will be held Thursday October 15, 2015 from 4:00-8:00pm at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 3700 River Blvd. Bakersfield, CA 93305
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 14, 2015
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