Robert Wesley Wright, age 68, of Waxahachie, passed away November 11, 2017, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He was born October 12, 1949, in Arlington, Virginia to George Marvin Wright Sr. and Billie May Wright. He retired from Giant Foods in Maryland after over 36 years of employment. Robert served in the military from April 1970 to February 1971 where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Marksman Medal, The Sharpshooter Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. He was a member of the Ferris Heights United Methodist Church in Waxahachie.
Survivors include two sisters, Donna Wright and Janet Tuthill; one brother, William (Billy) Wright; two children, Phillip Wright and Stephanie Wright; three grandchildren and seven nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Marvin Wright, Sr. and Billie May Wright; two brothers, John Wright and George (Butch) Marvin Wright, Jr. and one sister, Sue Siegel.
Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 8 PM Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 1PM Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Ferris Heights United Methodist Church, 108 Center Street, Waxahachie with Reverend Bayard Pratt officiating.
Interment will be 10AM Monday, November 20, 2017, at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Robert’s wishes were that memorial donations be made to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St. Waxahachie, 75165.