Paul E. Wright, age 80, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born March 19, 1936 in Shady Valley, TN to the late James Edward Wright and Virgie Ruth Harper Wright. In addition to his parents Paul was preceded in death by four brothers, Loyd Wright, Boyd Wright, R.G. Wright and David Wright.
Paul worked in Missouri for 38 years. Paul liked sports especially Nascar. He enjoyed working in his yard and his flowers. He was a member of Vandover Baptist Church in Missouri and attended Valley View Methodist Church.
Paul is survived by his wife of 58 years Linda Lois Forrester Wright, son William Wright of Ballwin, Missouri, sisters; Phyllis Steagall and husband Durward, of Mountain City, June Woodard of Mountain City, Priscilla Wilcox and husband J.B. of Bristol, TN; Reba Perdue and husband Johnny of Damascus, VA, Sue Gentry and husband Conley of Shady Valley and Lois Blevins and husband Roger of Shady Valley, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Graveside service for Paul will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Phillippi Cemetery with Pastor Sam Johnson officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends at the home 136 Oak View Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com
The family of Paul E. Wright has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.