Thelbert Wayne Wright, 85, went to be with our Heavenly Father Wednesday, May 21, 2014. He was born June 13, 1928 in Gold Hill, Ore. to William L. and Mildred M. (Dusenberry) Wright.
He attended Gold Hill High School and went to work for Ideal Cement Co. at age 15 in Gold Hill, Ore. where he worked with friends and relatives. He retired from Ideal Cement CO. at the age of 45 and went to work for Crater Log Salvage then retired from Crater Sand & Gravel in Central Point, Ore.
He was a member of the North American Trap Collectors Association as he was a trap collector for many years. He had a love for fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna "Penny" Wright. He is survived by his daughters, Sharon Irigoyen, Marlene Wilson, and Beverly Wright; and son, Don Wright. Bert had 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Salvation Army, 304 Beatty St., Medford, Or 97501, or Providence Hospice.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Rock Point Cemetery, Gold Hill, Ore. with Pastors Garland Shinn and Curt Christian officiating.