Forrest Wright

Forrest Wright died peacefully on Dec. 5, 2015, in Seattle. He was 85.

He was born Feb. 12, 1930, in Baron, Okla. He enjoyed working with children at Shriners Hospital for Children and was active with the Presbyterian Church on the Navaho Reservation in Kayenta, Ariz. He was also active locally with Maple Valley Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed traveling with his wife of 61 years, especially to the family farm. He was a proud member of the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation and was a veteran of both the Navy and the Air Force, where he worked as a radar technician for 31 years. He went on to become a project manager at Boeing, working on both the AWAC’s and Air Force One programs.

He is survived by sons Mark Wright (Brenda) of Issaquah and Michael Wright (Julie) of Buckley; daughter Margaret Ann Wright of Enumclaw; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce and brothers Herbert, Kenneth, Billy, Radean and Harold Wright.

There was an interment at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at Tahoma National Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at the Maple Valley Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 2427, Spokane, Wash. 99210.

Arrangements were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.

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