William Ray “Bill” Wright


William Ray “Bill” Wright of Elkton, OR, passed away July 30, 2019 at the age of 57. He was born in Myrtle Point, OR on September 9, 1961 to parents Herbert and Rosemary (James) Wright. Bill graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1979. He joined the Navy for construction electrician. He married Becky Eichner February 10, 1990 in Cottage Grove, OR. Bill worked for Kerns Construction and Cabinets where he retired after working many years there. Bill was an avid pool player in Eugene, Creswell and Cottage Grove, and he bowled on a local bowling league. He loved fishing on the Umpqua River and Row River, and enjoyed hunting, camping and gardening with his wife. Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and coaching his daughters t-ball and coach pitch team. Bill is survived by his wife Becky Wright; father Herbert Wright; daughter Ashley Rose Wright of Cottage Grove, OR; daughter Alissondra (John) Jones of Oceanside, CA; sister Cindy (Chris) Jacobs of Independence, OR; brother Jeff (Vivian) wright of Springfield, OR; and granddaughter Jemma Rose Wright. He is preceded in death by his mother Rosemary Wright. Bill was honored to know that he could be a donor, and the family is thankful that Lions VisionGift could assist them fulfilling his wishes.  At his request there will be no services at this time. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, OR.  

 

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