Weldon Wayne “W.W.” Wright, 89, formerly of Levelland, passed away March 13, 2021.
He was born February 17, 1932, to Lucille Darthulia Wheeler Wright and Arrie Allen Wright, during a blizzard in a dugout on the Wheeler family farm in Pettit.
Weldon served proudly in the United States Navy aboard the USS Everglades.
He was preceded in death by his former wife, Joy Earlene Neal Wright; parents, Arrie Allen Wright and Lucille Darthulia Wheeler Wright; step-father, Opal Bernice Myers; two brothers; and three sisters.
Weldon is survived by his wife, Helene Angel ‘PJ’ Long Wright; five children: Joy Beth Leal, Donna Roylene Powell, Karan Yvonne Wright, Thomas Wayne Wright and Dennis Weldon Wright; three step-children: Noreen Jerkins, Pamela Hall and Dennise Rullo; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was loved by many and will be missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made to your favorite charity in his name.