Obituary photo of Kenneth Wright, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Kenneth David Wright

1946 - 2022
Obituary photo of Kenneth Wright, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Kenneth David Wright

1946 - 2022

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 2:00pm
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850
Kenneth David Wright, 75, of Perry, passed away Monday, April 4, 2022.

He was born October 20, 1946, in La Porte, Indiana the son of Grover Kenneth Wright and Dorothy (McCammon) and Roy Daugherty. He was a graduate of Hutsonville High School in 1965. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Kenneth was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, for 38 years, retiring in 2007.

Kenneth married Beverly Spreer on July 12, 1969 in Topeka. She preceded him in death on September 15, 2019. Survivors include two children, Stefanie (Brad) Shackelford, Lecompton and Shannon (Kerri) Wright, Perry; five grandchildren, Austin (Halsten), Kyle (Claire), and Corey Shackelford and Allyson and Mason Wright; and his brother, Bob (Sue) Wright of Sedalia, MO. Also survived by Kenneth are three half-sisters, Penny Wright (Steven Gurney), of Sidney, MT, Pam (Jeff) Olheiser, of Dickinson, ND, and Val (Greg) Lutz, of Dickinson, ND.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his spouse of 50 years, Beverly (Spreer) Wright.

Kenneth enjoyed fishing, watching KU basketball, and spending time with his grandkids. Kenneth & Beverly enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, stopping at casinos. They also enjoyed cruises, with Hawaii being a favorite destination.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 9th, at Parker Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, 245 NW Independence Ave., Topeka.

The service will be live streamed from the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project. To leave a special message for Kenneth’s family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Kenneth's services will be livestreamed at the scheduled service time. Click Here to view the service.

Livestreamng will begin 5 minutes prior to the service.
Kenneth David Wright, 75, of Perry, passed away Monday, April 4, 2022.

He was born October 20, 1946, in La Porte, Indiana the son of Grover Kenneth Wright and Dorothy (McCammon) and Roy Daugherty. He was a graduate of Hutsonville High School in 1965. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Kenneth was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, for 38 years, retiring in 2007.

Kenneth married Beverly Spreer on July 12, 1969 in Topeka. She preceded him in death on September 15, 2019. Survivors include two children, Stefanie (Brad) Shackelford, Lecompton and Shannon (Kerri) Wright, Perry; five grandchildren, Austin (Halsten), Kyle (Claire), and Corey Shackelford and Allyson and Mason Wright; and his brother, Bob (Sue) Wright of Sedalia, MO. Also survived by Kenneth are three half-sisters, Penny Wright (Steven Gurney), of Sidney, MT, Pam (Jeff) Olheiser, of Dickinson, ND, and Val (Greg) Lutz, of Dickinson, ND.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his spouse of 50 years, Beverly (Spreer) Wright.

Kenneth enjoyed fishing, watching KU basketball, and spending time with his grandkids. Kenneth & Beverly enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, stopping at casinos. They also enjoyed cruises, with Hawaii being a favorite destination.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 9th, at Parker Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, 245 NW Independence Ave., Topeka.

The service will be live streamed from the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project. To leave a special message for Kenneth’s family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Kenneth's services will be livestreamed at the scheduled service time. Click Here to view the service.

Livestreamng will begin 5 minutes prior to the service.
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Services & Gatherings

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Service:
Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 2:00pm
Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
245 NW Independence
Topeka, KS  66608
785-234-5850

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