Harold B. Wright, 1934 - 2017

Harold B. Wright was born on Dec. 23, 1934 to Clare B. and Louissa (Green) Wright in Okmulgee. He departed this life Dec. 1, 2017, at the age of 82 years, 11 months and eight days. A graduate of Stroud High School, Harold received his Bachelor’s degree from Tulsa University and followed with a Master’s degree in Education from Oklahoma State University. Harold spent his entire education career working in the Depew School system. He held many different positions through the years. He was a teacher, high school boys’ basketball coach, counselor and choir director. As well, he held the position as high school principal. For the past 60 years, Harold was a faithful member of the Depew Methodist Church where he played the organ and led the choir. In his free time, Harold enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his family, especially his great nephews and nieces. Most important was his dog “Bo”, his constant companion and best friend, who had passed away earlier this year. Harold is survived by one brother, Kip Wright and wife, Beth, of Bristow; nephew, Chris Wright and wife, Gretchen, of Tulsa; and great nephews and nieces, Scarlett Wright, Sam Wright, Sully Wright and Sofia Wright, all of Tulsa. He is preceded in death by his parents. Services will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, with a committal service at Stroud City Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the Depew Methodist Church with Reverend Joe Molencupp officiating. Condolences may be made to the family at www.hutchinsmaplesfuneralhome.com

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