Simon ‘Buck’ Vivian Wright

Simon ‘Buck’ Vivian Wright

Simon ‘Buck’ Vivian Wright,79, passed away May 14, 2021, at his home in Healdton, Oklahoma.
He was born June 21, 1941, in Geneva County, Alabama, to Simon Wesley Wright and Bessie Leona Pippins Wright.
Simon received his GED in 1961 and joined the United States Air Force and served from 1961 to 1965, where he fueled aircraft at Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock.
He married Virginia Sue Farmer in 1961 until 1965.
After the military he began working in the oil field where he worked up from deckhand to pusher on drilling rigs for more than 30 years. He also worked for Norman Blue Repairs in Tishimingo, Oklahoma.
Simon married Eva Pertresa Pierce in 1965 until 1974.
He then married Susan Lee Anotubby in 1978 until 2005.
They moved to Oklahoma in 1993, where he went to work for Walmart in Ardmore, Oklahoma, from 2001until 2019.
In 2007, he remarried Eva Pertresa Pierce and settled in Healdton, Oklahoma.
Simon was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Solomen; four sisters: Vencie, Monett, Janice and Lois; two sons: Tim and Wayne; a daughter, Wanda; two grandsons, Marc Jr. and Roger Dale; and a granddaughter, Mariah.
He is survived by his wife, Eva, of Healdton; sons: Michael, of Ashford, Alabama, Michael Godwin of Arizona, Todd Godwin of Lubbock, Simon Wright, Jr. and Tony Wright, both of Tishimingo; daughters: Rhonda Croom of Dothan, Alabama, Leona Wright of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Pertresa Wright of Whitewright, Texas, Sonya Godwin Blue of Tishimingo and Lisa Venegaz of Ardmore; 32 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the First Baptist Church, located at 234 Church Street, Ratliff City, Oklahoma, 73481.
A family dinner will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the church.

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