Sam Riley Wright
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Sam Riley Wright
  • July 20, 1932 - June 8, 2017
  • Red Bluff, California

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Sam Riley Wright, 84, of Red Bluff, went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2017, after an extended illness. He was at home surrounded by his family - Ruth, his wife of 66 years, his four daughters, Elaine Shelton, Diane Norton, Marsha Kulyn, Gail Evans, and his son-in-law Norm Shelton. Sam and Ruth have resided in Red Bluff for 38 years. He worked as a manager for Louisiana Pacific, taking an early retirement. As a licensed contractor, he then opened his own business - Wright's Electric & Pump. He was well known throughout the community for his expertise and integrity. He was a faithful member of HighPoint Assembly church where he had served as a board member. Sam is survived by his wife, 4 daughters, 1 adopted son, 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, 3 brothers and 1 sister. May he forever rest in peace. He will be greatly missed! Celebration of Life service will be held at HighPoint Assembly located at 625 Luther Rd. in Red Bluff, on Saturday, June 24th at 11:00 am. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the church in appreciation of their service.