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Billy Wright

August 23, 1949 — July 10, 2014

Shelby - Billy Ray Wright, 64, passed away July 10, 2014 at his residence.

Mr. Wright was born August 23, 1949 in Cleveland County.

He was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Cherryville and was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran. He retired from Baldor Electric.

He was preceded in death by his father, James W. Wright Sr.

He is survived by wife of 38 years, Linda Wright; children, James Wright and wife Joella of Bessemer City, John Wright and wife Danielle of Shelby, Donna Bowles and husband Gilbert of Shelby ; mother, Ruby Wright of Grover; step-daughter, Angela Russ and husband Richard of Shelby; brothers, James Wright Jr. of Grover, Steven Wright and wife Maria of Germany; sisters, Betty McKee and husband Gene of Shelby, Mary Morrison of Belwood; grandchildren, Dusty Price, Joey Wright, Wesley Bowles, Faythe Bowles, Jacob Wright, Cameron Wright and Seth Finney.

Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Cleveland Funeral Services

Funeral Services: 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014 at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

Officiating: Rev. Ron Brogdon

Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park

Memorials: Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Height Dr, Shelby, NC 28150

Online condolences:

Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the Wright family

  • Visitation

    July 13, 2014
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Cleveland Funeral Services

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 487-5811
  • Funeral Service

    July 14, 2014
    1:00 PM

    Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 487-5811
  • Interment

    Monday July 14 2014

    Cleveland Memorial Park

    1225 College Avenue
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 434-6081
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