Rex Richard Wright

Rex Richard Wright, 54, of Collinsville, IL, born Saturday, January 1, 1955, in Indianapolis, IN , died Friday, September 4, 2009, in Collinsville, IL.

Mr. Wright worked in retail and home improvement management beginning in 1973 for National Hardgoods Dist, Central Hardware, Home Quarters, and most recently Lowes . He was a Graduate of Broad Ripple High School, Indianapolis, IN; He loved making music, playing guitar, fishing, and Nascar. His most cherished times were with his family, friends, and beloved pets.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Charles Leonard and Marjorie Ruth nee Pender Wright
  • Sister: Marcia Gibson
  • Mother-in-law: Jeanette Faye Humphreys
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Beth Ann nee HumphreysWright, Collinsville, IL, Whom he married September 9, 1978 at First Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL
  • Son: Jonathan Michael Wright at home
  • Son: Jordan Wallace Wright at home
  • Daughter: Josie Ann Wright at home
  • Brother: Leonard "Sonny" (Waltraud "Wally") Wright of Radcliff, KY
  • Brother: John (Vicki) Wright of Indianapolis, IN
  • Brother: William Wright of Indianapolis, IN
  • Sister: Sue (William "Dink") Haymaker of Indianapolis, IN
  • Sisters-in-law
    • Janice (Brad ) Schaefer of Collinsville, IL
    • Sister-in-law: Laura (Fred ) Grueber of Collinsville, IL
  • Father-in-Law: William Wallace Humphreys of Maryville, IL
  • Numerous Nieces and Nephews, and Dear Friends
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children's Education Fund

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charley Westbrook officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.