Terry Gene Wright, 66, of Westville, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 11 p.m. at the VA Illiana Healthcare Systems in Danville. He was born June 27, 1950, in Danville, the son of William E. and Jennie (Davidson) Wright.
Surviving are his sisters, Connie (Bill) Devore of Danville and Linda Wright of Danville; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other loving relatives; faithful pets, Katy, Kitty and Tom; and best buddies, Buck Kantout of Westville and Mark Davis of Florida. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Billy Wright; and sister, Sharon Henricks.
Terry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 51 in Westville. Terry served on the honor guard for the Westville Post No. 51. He retired from General Motors after 26 years. Terry was a fan of the Minnesota Vikings and the San Francisco Giants. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A celebration of Terry's life will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 South State Street, Westville. Chaplain Ron Ziemer will officiate. He will be laid to rest at Danville National Cemetery. Military honors will be performed by his fellow legionnaires, Westville Post No. 51 Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Memorials can be made in his name to the Westville American Legion Post No. 51 Honor Guard.
Please join his family in sharing memories on his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 18, 2017