He was born in Allen, Neb., on Aug. 10, 1920, to Ollie and Eula (Piper) Wright.
On Feb. 4, 1949 he married Jamie (Usrey) Wright.
Don was the owner/operator of Wright Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating for nearly 40 years. He retired in 1985.
He was a member of the Linton First Christian Church, Linton BPO Elks 866 and American Legion Post 22 for over 60 years. Don served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Don enjoyed traveling/camping with his wife and friends all over the U.S. in their motor home.
Survivors include his wife, Jamie Wright; son, Ronald Joe Wright of Florida and daughter, Sherri Lundy of Terre Haute; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; two nieces and one nephew.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Seth Wright.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29.
Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. until the hour of service Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010. Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with Warren Shake officiating. Military graveside rites will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with full military rites provided by American Legion Post 22 and VFW Post 7118.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .