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William "Bill" D. Wright

December 27, 1941 November 27, 2018
William "Bill" D. Wright
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Obituary for William "Bill" D. Wright

William D. “Bill” Wright, 76, of Sterling passed away Tuesday November 27, 2018 in Fort Morgan. Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 2nd from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Tennant Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at Tennant Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Young officiating. Burial will follow at the Ogallala Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.

Bill was born Dec. 27, 1941 in Albion, NY to Leonard and Florence (Ehrenreich) Wright. He attended Lyndonville Central School, and RIT. He married Judith Fleshman Oct. 20, 1984 in Ogallala, NE. Bill was the waste water and water operator for the city of Sterling, CO. He was also the owner of WRICO Environmental.

Bill was the former Lyndonville, NY Fire Chief. He was a member of Kiwanis Club of Sterling, Colorado Rural Water Association, and wastewater operator of the year. He was only 1 of 4 people in CO certified as a level A operator in all 4 water classes.

Bill was a hunter, fisherman, and a gun and tractor enthusiast. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Judith Wright, children William (Amy) Wright Jr. of Newfane, NY, Joel (LeAnne) Wright of Johnstown, CO, Jill (Timothy) Bolton of Medina, NY, Rachel (Dan Potts) Wright of Sterling, CO, and Morgan Wright of Sterling, and 17 grandchildren.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents Florence and Leonard Wright, sisters Dorothy Jean Millis and Marilyn E, Lartz.

Memorials can be made in honor of Bill to the American Cancer Society Colorado, or Lyndonville, NY Fire Department c/o Tennant Funeral Home PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

2

Dec

12:00 PM 12/2/2018 12:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/2/2018 4:00:00 PM
Tennant Funeral Home

330 South 2nd Street
Sterling, CO 80751

Tennant Funeral Home
330 South 2nd Street Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

3

Dec

10:00 AM 12/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Tennant Funeral Home

330 South 2nd Street
Sterling, CO 80751

Tennant Funeral Home
330 South 2nd Street Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Graveside

Monday

3

Dec

1:30 PM 12/3/2018 1:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/3/2018 2:00:00 PM
Ogallala Cemetery, Ogallala, NE

2501 West 5th St.
Ogallala, NE 69153

Ogallala Cemetery, Ogallala, NE
2501 West 5th St. Ogallala 69153 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ogallala Cemetery, Ogallala, NE Final Resting Place

2501 West 5th St.
Ogallala, NE 69153

2501 West 5th St. Ogallala 69153 NE
United States
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