WRIGHT, CARL D., 81, of Louisville passed away on April 1, 2014.
Carl was born and raised in Tyner, KY. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and graduate of Tyner High School (1950), Eastern Kentucky University (Bachelor of Arts, 1953) and Indiana University (Master's in Education, 1963). He was a three sport letterman at Eastern (basketball, baseball, and track and field). He taught 35 years in public and private schools in Kentucky. Carl enjoyed running and working out, square dancing (Belles N' Beaus), line dancing and round dancing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Georgia Wright, and his brothers Vernon, James, Cleadus, Lowell, and Billy Wright. He is survived by his wife, Susie; two sons, John (Kristy), Norcross, GA and William (Lindsey), Dallas, TX; sister, Eva Clifford (Charles); and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service is noon Saturday at Pearson's 149 Breckenridge Lane with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Friday at Pearson's..
In lieu of flower contributions may be made to Hosparus.
Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207
Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 3, 2014