Theodore D. ‘Ted’ Wright Jr.

BIG SPRINGS, W.Va. – Theodore D. “Ted” Wright Jr., 59, of Right Trace Fork Road, Big Springs, W.Va., departed this life on, Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Charleston Area Medical Center following a short illness.

Ted was born on April 06, 1955, in Escanaba, son of the late Theodore D. Wright Sr. and Lorraine (Randall, Wright) Dingler.

Ted is survived by his wife of nearly 27 years, Lorraine “Lorrie” (Westlund) Wright; his sons, David (Bridget) Westlund of Bark River, Christopher Wright of Indiana, J. Mike Wright of Big Springs, W.Va.; his daughters, Charlotte Taylor of Ovid, Mich., Suzan (Jamey) Hall of Cedarville, W.Va., Lorrie Beth Wright of Ovid, Mich.; and 10 grandchildren, Isaac, Jacob, Haley, Hannah, and Madalynn Westlund, Austin and Trace Taylor, Miranda and Hunter Hall, and Lilly Wright.

Also survived by siblings, Pete (Pat) McWhorter of Meridian, Mass., Kelvin Wright of Big Rapids, Mich., Flora Koster of Big Rapids, Mich., Dale Wright of Baltimore, Md., and Edward Wright of Big Springs, W.Va.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents; 1 son, Theodore D. Wright III; and 2 brothers, Royal Randall and Mike Wright.

A Celebration of Life was held at the Sand Fork Baptist Church. Burial will be in Rapid River, at a later date.

The family requests that contributions be made to Ellyson Mortuary Inc., Glenville, W.Va., to help pay funeral expenses.