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Arthur D. Wright

d. December 11, 2021

Arthur D. Wright

Arthur D. Wright, age 94, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at the St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas.  He was born on January 14, 1927 in Cimarron, Kansas, the son of Levi Arthur and Marion Frary Wright.  A resident of Garden City, Kansas since 1969 moving from Colorado, he was a building contractor.

Arthur grew up in Gray County, Kansas and farmed for years before moving to Garden City, Kansas where he worked for Montgomery Wards for over 16 years in various locations and in several states.  He returned to Garden City in 1969 and started a construction business, building mostly custom homes and retired in 1991.

He was a member of the Christian Faith and was a former member of the American Legion, Odd Fellows and VFW.  Arthur was a US Army veteran of World War II serving in the US and Germany.

On July 23, 1948 he married Elva Lee Frazier in Gray County, Kansas.  She passed away on December 1, 2011 in Garden City, Kansas.

Survivors include his One Son - Richard & Debby Wright of Garden City, Kansas, One Sister - Coleen & Ray Werner of Escondido, California, Two Granddaughters - Brandi Walck of Garden City, Kansas, and Jaclyn Vargas of Garden City, Kansas, and Eight Great Grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, One Brother, One Sister, and One Grandson.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 17, 2021, at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, Kansas with Pastor Mike Hageman presiding.

Interment will be in the Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main Street, Garden City, Kansas.

Memorials In Lieu of Flowers may be written to the St. Catherine Hospice or Emmas House in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main Street, Garden City, Kansas, 67846.

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