R. Don Wright, 69, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Highland Church of Christ with Lynn Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 South. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
R. Don was born April 2, 1942, to Floyd and Velda Wright in Rotan, Texas. He grew up in Busby, Texas and graduated from Sweetwater High School. He attended Abilene Christian College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree and Minor in Bible Studies. Don married Micki Douglass on Dec. 17, 1966, in Roby, Texas and moved to Abilene in 1972. He started his own energy lending business, Wright Capital Corporation, where he and his son Justin have worked side by side for years.
Don had a love for aviation, his business and most importantly his family, who loved him very much in return.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Velda Wright.
Survivors include his wife, Micki of 45 years of marriage; a daughter, Cami Wright of Los Angeles, Calif.; a son, Justin Wright and his wife, Sheri along with their two children, Walker and Whitley Wright of Abilene; and one brother, Jimmy Wright and his wife, June of Roby.
You may view and sign the guestbook at www.elliott-hamil.com.