Bill Buck Wright, 79, of Warsaw, Indiana, died on 6/8/2010 at 2:15 am at Kosciusko Community Hospital Warsaw, Indiana. He was born on August 2, 1930 in Martin, Kentucky.
Bill was born to George and Nettie (Pitts) Wright. In the Commonwealth of Kentucky on September 15, 158 he was united in marriage to Nova Jean Crisp. Nova Jean preceded Bill on August 18, 2008.
Bill retired, after 28 years of service, as Cabinet Builder for Mutchler Brothers Cabinets of Nappanee, Indiana. He was an avid gardener and woodworker.
Bill faithfully served his country in the United States Army from 1947 to 1951. Bill, while serving in the Korean Conflict, attained the rank of Private First Class and received the Order of the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat action against the enemy.
Bill is survived by his loving family, including 2 Daughters: Vannessa (Husband Steve) Allen of Florence, Ky.and Karen (Husband Bart) Aker of Richmond, Va.. In, addition, 4 Sons: Michael (Wife Rhonda) Wright of Burket, In.; Kevin (companion Carrie Woodall)Wright of Palestine, In.; Steve (Wife Jackie) Wright of Warsaw, In.; Edgar Wright-Palestine, In.. Also, 3 Sisters: Daisy Barnett of Bucks Branch, KY; Mae Johnson of Marion, IN;
Myrtle Johnson of Indianapolis, IN and
numerous Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.
Pastor Terry Bradford of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Claypool, IN will officiate the service.
Military Honors will be rendered by the Warsaw American Legion Post #49 and the Veterans of Foreign Warsaw Post #1126 of Warsaw, IN.
Services will be held at Mentone Cemetery, Mentone, Indiana on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 11:00 Am. Burial will be at Mentone Cemetery, Mentone, Indiana.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw, Indiana is in charge of arrangements.