BILLY "BILL" EUGENE
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WAUCHULA - Billy "Bill" Eugene Wright, 78, of Wauchula, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at his home, due to respiratory arrest.
He had been a resident of Hardee County for more than 50 years, moving from Michigan. He was a lifetime citrus industry worker.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Seabe and Freda Wright; 3 brothers, Kenneth "Red", Seabe Jr., and Jack Wright; 2 sisters, Aimee Francis Fowler and Dorothy Plumley; and son, Mike Wright.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Valley Wright; son, Mark Wright and wife Nancy of Plant City; grandchildren, Mark, Jr. and wife Becky of Auburndale, and Travis of Lakeland; great-grandchildren, Grace and Hope Wright of Auburndale; nephews, Robert Wright and wife Michelle, Lonnie Wright and wife Lisa, Allen Fowler, all of Wauchula, Howard and wife Rose of Greenville, MO, and Danny Wright of Holland, MO; niece, Patricia Hernandez of Arcadia; great-nephews, Robert Jr., Mitchell, Lonnie Jr. "LJ" Wright of Wauchula, Allen Michael and Billy Joe Fowler of Bowling Green, and Eric Wright of Jonesboro, Ark.; great-nieces, Gayla Daniel of Cooter, MO and Lina Miller of Wauchula; great-great niece, Jocie Lynn Wright; great-great-nephews, Allen Michael Jr. of Bowling Green and Justin Daniel of Cooter, MO; brother and sisters-in-law, Harry and Shirley Johnson, Danny and Virginia Standish, all of Battle Creek, MI; and numerous other nieces and nephews of Michigan and Ohio.
Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 1st, with visitation from 12-2 p.m. at Robarts Garden Chapel. Interment is in Wauchula Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.
Robarts Family Funeral Home, Wauchula.
Robarts Family Funeral Home - Wauchula Chapel
529 West Main Street
Wauchula, FL 34266
Published in Ledger from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2014