Mr. Truman Cooper "T.C." Wright, age 82, of Melrose passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Wright was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Bronson. He was the son of the late Sam Wright and Ora Robbins Wright. Mr. Wright grew up in Brookeland and graduated from Brookeland High School before attending Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. He and Janice McBride were married on Aug. 31, 1957.
Mr. Wright was a retired C.P.A. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a longtime member of the Rotary Club. Mr. Wright was also a founding member of Impact Cowboy Church of Nacogdoches. He enjoyed spending time on his farm and cherished time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of over 55 years, Janice Wright of Melrose; son, Keith Wright of Melrose; daughter and son-in-law, Caye and Stan King of Melrose; grandchildren, Sarah Wright, Zachary Wright, D'Ray King, and Jonathan King; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Tyrone Lewis; nephew, Tim Lewis; and niece, Sandy Villareal
Funeral services are set for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches, with Pastor Stan King officiating. Interment will follow with military rites at Lower Melrose Cemetery, located off Hwy. 21 in Melrose.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel.