Guy W. Wright 69, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Peabody Health and Rehab in Peabody, Kansas. He was born December 7, 1946 in El Dorado, Kansas to Cecil and Ruth (Parsons) Wright. On July 7, 1990 he married Janis (Provence) at Maize, Kansas and she survives. Guy was a 1964 graduate of Peabody High School. He was a member of First Church of Christ Newton and attended First Christian Church in Marion, Kansas. He worked as a quality control specialist for Excel Industries in Hesston for over 25 years prior to retirement. He was a lifetime member of the Newton Lodge #142 AF&AM, Scottish Rite, and Median Shrine. He enjoyed relaxing watching TV. Guy was an avid hunter and fisherman. He especially enjoyed hunting big game in Wyoming and the Western States. He could often be found fishing on Marion reservoir when he made many friends. Guy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many.
He is survived by his wife Janis of the home; daughter Jaci Wright of Hesston, KS; son’s: Guy Wright Jr. of Newton, KS; Mike Rogers of Deland, FL; Eric Wright of Hesston, KS; Wes Rogers of Mount Hope, KS and David Rogers of El Dorado, KS. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. One sister Cecilia Giberson of Mountain Home, ID. and one Nephew Charles Giberson.
Guy is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, several aunts and uncles and one niece and one nephew.
A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2016 at First Christian Church in Marion, Kansas with Pastor Carl Helm presiding. Masonic committal rites will be offered by Newton Lodge #142. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Sunset Lawn Cemetery in El Dorado, Kansas.
Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church of Marion, Kansas or Kansas Masonic Foundation in care of Petersen Funeral Home