ORANGE — Michael Brent Wright, 60, of Conroe, passed from this life on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Oak Grove Nursing Center in Groves following an illness.
Born on May 12, 1953 in Orange, Texas to his parents, Robert Paul Wright, Sr. and Mary Lois (Broussard) Wright, he had lived in Groves for the last two years and had previously lived in Conroe and New Waverly.
Michael worked as a sales representative in the car business and he was of the catholic faith. From the time he was in grade school, Michael enjoyed playing music and he went on to graduate from High School at West Orange – Stark in 1971. Michael also enjoyed fishing and hunting and spending time with his nieces and nephews. Michael will be remembered by his family as having a personality being that of larger than life but he also had a big heart as well.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents. Those who will cherish his memory most are his sisters, Bobbie “ Butterfly ” Doyle of Salem, Oregon, Gladys Ann Franklin of Grand Junction, Colorado and Susan Irene Philips of San Diego, California; his brothers, Robert Paul Wright, Jr. and wife, Shay of Phoenix, Arizona, Jude A. “ Jay “ Wright of Town Bluff, Texas, John E. Wright and wife, Pam of Bridge City, Chris W. Wright and wife, Paula of Orange and Dennis L. Wright of Orange. Michael is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
A memorial mass to honor Michael’s life will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday, March 21, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange with Father Thomas E. Phelan serving as celebrant. Rite of committal and Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery next to the church. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.