Haverhill — Dr. William W. Wright Jr., 79, of Haverhill passed away May 22 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born in Haverhill on January 5, 1934, to the late William and Katharin (Taylor) Wright.
Dr. Wright was predeceased by his sister, Olive M. Howard who passed away in July of 2005.
Besides his loving wife of 58 years, Dr. Wright is survived by his three children, Kelly Jean Wright McCray and her husband, Ian, of Los Angeles, Calif., Billie Jean Wright of Sacramento, Calif., and William W. Wright III and his wife, Amy, of Woodland Hills, Calif.; three grandchildren, William W. IV, Kendall and Isaiah Wright; and a nephew, Terrence and his wife, Lisa Howard.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his memorial service on Monday, July 22, at 11 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, 13 Ashland St., Haverhill. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Dr. Bill and Anna Mae Wright Scholarship Fund c/o Calvary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 781 Haverhill, MA 01831. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.