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Dennis Wright

June 18, 1946 — May 24, 2019

Dennis Lee Wright, age 72, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019 at home with his wife by his side. Dennis was born on June 18, 1946 in Durango, Colorado. He was raised in Pagosa Springs on a ranch. After high school he enlisted in the Unites States Army. He was sent to Vietnam 101st Airborne and the Ranger Long Range Recon Patrol as a medic.
Dennis worked at Basin Co-op in Durango and farmed with his father Harold, uncle Chuck, uncle Norman and brother Mike until retirement.
Dennis is preceded in death by his parents; Harold and Emma Lou, brother, Jerry Wright, sisters Brenda, Banita, and Barbara Wright; uncles, Norman, Charles Wright and Ralph Briar; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothea “Dottie” Wright, Step daughter, Amanda “Mandy” (James) Bond, brothers: John, Terry, James “Mike” Wright and honorary brother Mencor Valdez; grandchildren, James Jr. and Kimberly Bond as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Dennis will be missed dearly by all who loved him.
A Celebration of Life for Dennis will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Pine River Valley Baptist Church in Ignacio at 10:00 a.m.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Pine River Valley Baptist Church

11942 CO-172, Ignacio, CO 81137

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