Daniel Wesley Wright
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Daniel Wesley Wright
  • January 30, 1935 - March 20, 2017
  • Huntington, West Virginia

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Daniel Wesley Wright, 82, of Huntington, W Va. died Monday, March 20, 2017, at home. He was born in New Castle, PA, January 30, 1935, son of the late Mel and Lois Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lee Wright Fricke. He is survived by his wife, Sue Edmonds Wright and their children; Sydney Edmonds Poore (Russell) of Lexington, KY, Susan Edmonds Whisman, David Edmonds (Lynn), Kristin Wright Giles, Stacy Edmonds Wheeler (Darren) of Muncie IN, and Kurtis Wright (Karen). In addition, he is also survived by children from his first marriage, Marcia, Gregory, and Cheryl Wright. Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 24 at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary by Ryan Stoner, with visitation 12 p.m. until service time. Interment will be private for the family. Dan was a proud graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Engineering. He was involved in construction most of his life; first, in designing bridges, intercostal highways, and commercial structures; later, building homes, condos, and offices throughout the tri-state area; finally, moving into sales of building equipment and supplies. At the time of his retirement he was owner of Wright’s Window Works in Huntington. He is also survived by a sister Sue Wright Barnhouse (Gary) of Columbus, OH and a brother Vernon Wright (Sherry) of Long Beach, CA, as well as grandchildren; Amy Wheeler, Ella Giles, Charlotte Edmonds, Nathan Edmonds, Nicholas Golden, Elizabeth Poore Borders (Jamie), Joshua Whisman, William Poore (Lindsay), Teddy Poore, (Samantha) and two great-grandchildren, Daisy Cameron Borders and Russell Edmond Poore IV, and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity to continue Dan’s commitment to building.