Stanley Richard Wright, 89, of Nella’s Nursing Home in Elkins, formerly of Weston, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, following a brief illness. Stanley was born July 13, 1928, in Weston, the son of the late Arnold and Stella Wright.
On June 29, 1968, he married Ruth Hoover of Gilmer County who preceded him in death in 2005.
He is survived by his son, Rick Wright and wife Sharon, of Buckhannon; two granddaughters, Lesley Slaughter of Walkersville and Ashely Wright of Alum Bridge; five great-grandchildren, Shelby and Sidney Slaughter, Isaac Wright, Mallory and Jaccob Avington.
Stanley was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways in Weston. He was an avid bowler, loved to fish and read Zane Grey westerns. He was a member of the Church of Christ of Weston.
Per his request, his body was donated to the WVU Human Gift Registry. Private memorial services will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to WVU Children’s Hospital PO Box 8200 (ROC II), Morgantown, WV 26506.