Billy Glenn Wright, 80, of Orange, passed away Dec. 7, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

A graveside service will be at 10:00am, Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Bill Collier, retired pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00pm, Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Born in Manning, Tx., on Feb. 15, 1934, he was the son of Hercial DeLevi Wright and Alice May Durham Wright. Billy was a US Army Veteran and a retired draftsman from Chevron Chemical. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and enjoyed spending time with his best friends “brothers”, Jack Pepper and George Peery. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife of 35 years, Anita Reeves Wright and second wife, Sheridon Wright.

He is survived by his children, Darryl Wright of Warren, Kami Wright of Bridge City, Glynis Gothia and husband, John of Bridge City; step-children, Chris Barron and wife, Jenny of Orange, Stephanie Nimitz and husband, Adam of Rusk; grandchildren, Kendall Wright and wife, Chelsea, Kyle Wright, Hunter Gothia, Forrest Gothia, and Lacey LeMoine and husband, Jake; step-grandchildren, Evie Bowen, Grace Nimitz, Hope Nimitz, and Nate Nimitz; and great-grandchildren, Brayden, Aaleah, Jaxon, and Landon.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kendall Wright, Kyle Wright, Hunter Gothia, Forrest Gothia, John Gothia, and Jake LeMoine.

The family requests for those wishing to make memorial contributions, they can be made to Liberty Baptist Church: PO Box 851 Bridge City, TX 77611.