Born April 1, 1944, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Floyd E. Wright, Sr., and Stella Reel Wright, he was a veteran, a college educator and owner of Wright Consulting. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kennett and taught the Open Door class at church.
On June 25, 1977, in Clarksville, he married Mary Lynn Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lynn Jones-wright, of the home; two daughters, Marifloyd Wright, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mariann Wright, of Kennett, and two brothers, Ronnie Wright and wife, Bobbie, of Campbell, Mo., and Larry Wright and wife, Teresa, of Sikeston, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be planned at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society/Relay For Life or the First United Methodist Church in Kennett.
Landess Funeral Home of Campbell is in charge of arrangements.