Obituary: Herman R. Wright

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Herman R. Wright, 85, of Shelbyville, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Glen Oaks Nursing Home.

A native of Bedford County, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was the owner of Herman Wright Auto Sales and a retired land surveyor.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Irvin Wright and Emma Pearl Boyce. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Carrie Mai Wright, and second wife, Josephine H. Wright.

Survivors include a daughter, Patsy Taylor of Shelbyville; stepson, Dwight (Tricia) Landers; sisters, Geneva Leverette of Chapel Hill and Nancy (Newt) Mealer of Memphis; grandchildren, Carrie Brooke (Josh) Simmons and Emmett Landers II; and a great-grandchild, Nate Simmons.

A graveside service was held Sunday, July 3, at Willow Mount Cemetery with Rev. Jack Carney officiating.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Feldhaus Memorial assisted the family with the arrangements.