Douglas E. Wright, 73, of Henryville, IN, passed away at 5:10 p.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany, IN.
Douglas was born January 5, 1944 in Henryville, IN. He was the son of Burrell Franklin Zimmerman and Doris Mae (Brishaber) Zimmerman.
Douglas was a 1962 Henryville High School graduate and was a member of Henryville Community Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder.
On December 21, 1962 in Henryville, IN, he married Vivian (Coomes) Wright who survives in Henryville, IN.
Douglas was an Associate Professor at Jefferson Community College, retiring on September 1, 2005. He was a housebuilder, woodworker, jack of all trades, and a Kentucky Colonel.
Other survivors include four sons, Scott L. Wright of Henryville, IN, Jeffrey A. (Barbara Jean) Wright, Batavia, OH, Michael E. (Karen) Wright of Henryville, IN, and James F. (Mandy) Wright of Cheyenne, WY; eight grandchildren, Allison (Joel) Wolff, Dakota Wright, Brett Wright, Cassidy Wright, Cooper Wright, Megan Wright, Tiffany (Tim) Grime, and Samantha Kelly; one great-granddaughter, Cyla Wright; and one brother, Harry L. Wright.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017 with a time of gathering on Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Henryville Community Presbyterian Church with cremation to follow.
Visitation will be on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville, IN.
The family requests expressions of sympathy may be given to the Henryville Community Presbyterian Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson, St, Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com
Published on October 25, 2017