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Robert "Bob" Wright

August 2, 1972 July 7, 2019
Robert "Bob" Wright
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Robert L. Wright, age 46, of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Robert Leon Wright, known as Bob, was born on August 2, 1972 in Sullivan, Missouri, the son of Wilbur Leon and Sandra E. (James) Wright. He grew up and attended school in Bourbon and was in the graduating class of 1990. Bob attended Rolla Technical Institute for a brief time before going to work for Kuna Food Service in 2002. He had remained at Kuna up until his passing. Bob really loved his work with Kuna. As a young man, Bob made many fond memories with his buddies. He treasured his friendships. Bob was united in marriage to Karen Vieira on July 4, 2015.

Bob loved riding his bike, tinkering and attempting to fix things, dancing and a love for all kinds of music. He was also a big John Wayne fan. Bob attended Roots Church in St. Clair and loved spending time with his family. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his family and friends.

Bob is survived by his wife, Karen Wright of Sullivan; 7 children: Sheeri Willtrout and husband, Shawn, of Villa Ridge, MO, Ty Vieira of Sullivan, MO, Devin Proctor of Sullivan, MO, Jacqueline Haffer of Bland, MO, Dakota Richardson of Rolla, MO, Kelsey DeAndrade and husband, Daniel, of Marlborough, MA, and Harley Wright of Sullivan, MO; 3 grandchildren: Matthew Willtrout, Jocelyn Willtrout, and Daniel DeAndrade, Jr.; his mother, Sandra E. Wright of Sullivan, MO; mother-in-law, Dorothy Pierce of Sullivan, MO; an Aunt, Betty Johnson (AKA the Terminator) of Cuba, MO; 3 siblings: Stacey Wright of O’Fallon, MO, James E. Wright of Sullivan, MO, and Lisa Wright of Sullivan, MO; numerous other brothers & sisters; sisters-in-law: Cherylann Simmons and husband, Joseph, of Lecanto, FL, Eileen Medeiros and husband, Donald, of North Dartmouth, MA, and Brenda Arruda and husband, Joe, of Beverly Hills, FL; special friends: James Bartle of Sullivan, MO, Daniel Reed of Owensville, MO, Clint Knuckles of Bourbon, MO, Mark Shoemaker of Owensville, MO, Jeff Sherman of Sullivan, MO, Ricky Dotson of Sullivan, MO, Michael White of Sullivan, MO, and Kerry Schweppe of O’Fallon, MO; numerous nieces & nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Woody Wright; father-in-law, Manny Vieira; and 3 Uncles: Lee, Bill, and Jesse James.

Funeral Services will be conducted 10:00 AM, Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial will follow in New Rock Cemetery, Bourbon, MO.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Chair Program for Roots Church in St. Clair, MO.

Friends may send online condolences to Bob’s family at www.eatonfuneralhome.com.

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan, MO.


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Visitation

Thursday

11

Jul

4:00 PM 7/11/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080

Eaton Funeral Home
347 N. Clark Sullivan 63080 MO
United States

Service

Friday

12

Jul

10:00 AM 7/12/2019 10:00:00 AM
Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080

Eaton Funeral Home
347 N. Clark Sullivan 63080 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Roots Church - Chair Program

335 N Commercial Ave
St. Clair, MO 63077
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