Lance Kenneth Wright, 40, of Sadler, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 29, 2019.
Lance was born on October 30, 1978 in Knoxville, TN., to Carl and Susan (Flinchem) Wright. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gordonville, working with the RA’s at the church, he loved taking them fishing and camping, he loved serving the Lord as a mentor to these young men, he is a true man of God. Lance married Melinda Winchester on March 16, 2018 in Sadler, Tx. There they built a life together with their son Mikie. Lance loved Mikie and spent his free time with him taking him fishing, camping and being his football coach or just whatever Mikie wanted to do. When Mikie wanted a dirt bike, Lance bought two, one for Mikie and one for himself so they could ride together. Lance loved his job with North West Grayson water district, he loved to work. He was a Mason with the Gordonville Lodge. He was a real cowboy, he loved riding bulls and working in the hayfields. He loved his family and was so excited to welcome his new son Gus in a few months.
He is survived by his wife, Melinda Wright of Sadler, son Mikie, and soon to be born son, Gus, parents, Carl and Susan Wright of Powell, TN., brother, Clay Daniel Wright of Clinton, TN., sister and brother-in-law, Hillary and Chad Hogue of Knoxville, TN., mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lon and Carol Ann Winchester of Lindsey, TX., five nephews, C.J., Jake, Cameron, Sawyer and Hudson, two great-nephews, Lucas and Liam and grandmother, Wilma Flinchem of Clinton, TN., as well as a host of loving friends.
Lance was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Dan Flinchem, Earnest Wright and grandmother, Gladys Wright.
Pallbearers will be, Chad Rigsby, Jack Hill, Oliver Beall, Ronny Cate, Jimmy Yarber and Chad Hogue.
Services for Lance will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Gordonville, officiated by Rev. James Raffety. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services. Cremation arrangements will be under the direction of Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro.