Mr. William “Pete” Wright, age 80, an honored member of the Rockwood, Tennessee community, and Rockwood City Councilman, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He was born April 24, 1934 in Davidson County, Tennessee to William Perry Wright, Sr. and Ruby Mae Weaver Wright. Mr. Wright was a Member and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Rockwood and loved to sing in the church choir. He was the former Personnel and Plant Manager with Roane Electric Furnace for over 20 years and was and Affiliate Broker with Roane Realty since 1998. As a member of the Rockwood City Council, he served on the Finance Committee and on the Rockwood Water and Sewer Board. He also served on the Roane County Board of Zoning. “Pete” served as the Past President of Rockwood Country Club and Golf Course and Rockwood Civitan Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Lucille Wright; daughter, Teresa Tackett; brother, Bob Wright; and sister, Nancy Bond.
Wife: Jenny Wright
Children: Kathy Hall
1 Great Grandchild
Brothers: Hatton Wright
The family will receive friends Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 12:00 noon (E.D.T.) until 3:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) at the First Presbyterian Church; 429 W. Rockwood Street; Rockwood, TN 37854. Funeral services will follow on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) at the First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Charles Snodgrass officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Haley’s Grove Cemetery in Crab Orchard, TN. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church (Choir Fund); P.O. Box 42; Rockwood, TN 37854.