Wright Sr., Douglas Caudill

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Douglas Caudill Wright Sr., 87, of Christiansburg, died Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Wheatland Hills. He was born in Pearisburg, Va. on June 27, 1923 to the late W. F. and Lila Alma Lawrence Wright and was also preceded in death by his wife, Annie Ball Wright, brothers, W.F. Wright, Jr., Garland Wright, James Wright and a sister, Josephine Durham.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Gale and Everett Stowers, of Newport, Kathy and Les Nester, of Newport, Robin and Holt Hottel, of Christiansburg, Lila and Lee Owens, of Salem; sons and daughters-in-law, D. Caudill, Jr. and Debbie Wright , of Roanoke, Steve and Kathy Wright, of Christiansburg; a sister and brother-in-law, Juanita W. and Pete Petrone, of Dublin; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard L. and Betty Jean Wright, of Chesterfield; grandchildren, Penny Harless (Chuck), Jacquie Peyton (David), Adam Wright (Louise), Glenn Stowers (Shannon), Zach Wright (Erin), Christie Tenorio (Javier), Rhonda Back (Chris), Melissa Gregory, Jeff Nester, Ashley Wright, Matthew Wright (Tessa), Meghan Hottel, Conley Owens (Sarah), Kyle Owens (Casey), Malia Owens; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff of Wheatland Hills of Christiansburg for the care and concern they showed Dad.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John LeMasters officiating. Interment will follow in in the Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Newport Fire Department, P. O. Box 122 Newport, VA 24128.

Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.