Harold E. “Sonny” Wright, 68, Birdseye

Harold WrightHarold E. “Sonny” Wright, 68, of Birdseye, died Sunday (September 1) at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. He was born January 4, 1945, in Birdseye to Edward Earl and Addie Marie (Huff) Wright.

Sonny retired from work in landscaping. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and attending shooting matches. He was a member of the Christian faith, the Bethlehem Masonic Lodge #574 F&AM, and Birdseye Eastern Star #590.

He is survived by one daughter, Beverly D. (spouse Roger) Hartwick, English; two sons, Jeff (companion Lisha) Wright, Orleans and and Rodney Wright, English; his companion of 14 years, Brenda Colber, Birdseye; one sister, Anna Marie Hardesty, Albany, Kentucky; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by:  his parents, two brothers, Joseph Wright and Ellis “Gene” Wright, and one grandson, Tommy Lee Wright.

Funeral services at 2 p.m. (EDT) Saturday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Birdseye Cemetery. Pastors Jeff and Nelda Seger will officiate. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Friday. An Eastern Star memorial service will be held at 6:45 p.m. Friday and a Masonic memorial service 7 at the funeral home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at:  www.nassandson.com.

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