Bobby Lee Wright


Bobby Lee Wright, of Bryan, died at College Station Medical Center on Monday, March 11, 2019, surrounded by family. Born August 27, 1935 in Bryan, the son of Joseph Stuart and Lois Vaceile Wright, Bobby graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School, and served 21 years in the U.S. Air Force. After retiring, he and his wife, Christene, settled with their family in College Station, where Bobby worked for the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department at Texas A&M University for 21 more years.

He is survived by his wife, Christene Wright (née McCoy); daughter, Sondra Wright Walker and her husband, Robert Lee Walker; son, the Rev. Stuart Wayne Wright and his husband, Melvin F. Wright; grandson, Zachary Gavin Tullos and his wife, Jessica Tullos; brothers, Jimmy and Donny Wright; sister, Janice Howk; sisters-in-law, Alice Wegman and Mattie Lou Bartlett; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding Bobby in death were his parents, and brothers Billy and Joe Wright.

A charter member of Peace Lutheran Church in College Station, Bobby’s funeral will be at Peace at 2:00pm on Friday, March 15, led by the Revs. Travis Meier and Craig Borchardt. Family and friends are invited to a time of visitation at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center in Bryan, 5:00 – 7:00pm, Thursday, March 14.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th, Bryan, TX  77803; or Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Blvd, College Station TX 77845.

Condolences

  1. Jerry & I send our deepest sympathy to the Wright family, Jerry was so glad to have had the time with Bobbie and the group of retired TAMU employees meet for lunch this past Friday at the Burger House, we send our prayers to lift you up in your time of sorrow, May God Be with Each of You , Love and prayers,
    Jerry & Lillian Beasley

  2. Christene, Sondra, Robert, Zac and Jessica,

    Please know y’all are in my thoughts and prayers during this time! I will cherish the visits and time in communion I had with Bobby and you, Christene! He is a wonderful man and I know he is at rest with his Lord and Savior. May God’s gift of eternal life bring you hope and peace during this time! Love, Tammy

  3. Christene, we are sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. I enjoyed my time working in the Biochemistry department accounting office while he was working in the storeroom. Dan and I also cherish the times we got to visit with you both.
    Janice and Dan Fuschak

  4. Dear Chris& fam.. so sorry for the loss of Bobby. Will always remember our good times together & laughs. Love you

  5. Christene and Sondra,

    My deepest sympathies for you and all your family with Bobby’s passing. It was truly an honor to share the eucharist with him and then catch up on all the golf, Aggie and Cowboy scores afterwards. It was always so great to visit and hear about Zach and Sondra and how our kids keep moving onwards.

    Please know you are in our prayers. He was a wonderful guy and is missed already.

    God be with you all,

  6. Our dearest condolences to the Wright Family and our message of love and peace to our lovely neighbors, Stuart and Melvin. Be comforted by Christ’s love for your father and our blessed hope is that we shall see him again!

  7. CHRIS ,SONDRA ,WAYNE AND ALL THE FAMILY MY HEART HURTS FOR EACH OF YOU .I WATCHED THE VIDEO AND IT WAS SO GOOD I WISH I COULD HAVE COME TO BE WITH YOU ALL .YOU AND I KNOW WHAT A GREAT FAMILY MAN BOBBY WAS AND HE LOVE YOU ALL SO MUCH .WE NEVER HAD ANY FRIENDS LIKE YOU ALL BEFORE ARE SENSE .ILOVED HIM AND ALL YOUR FAMILY WISH I COULD HAVE GOT THEIR AND SEEN HIM . lOT OF GREAT TIME MANY YEARS AGO BUT WILL NEVER FORGET .CHRIS PRAYS FOR YOU AND ALL YOUR FAMILY .LOVE NAN BROTHERS HENDRICKS

  8. Randy and I loved Bobby. Jessica, our daughter, grew to love him as her own grandfather and we appreciate so much who he was and who he is in our hearts.

  9. Dear Sondra,
    We are so sorry to hear about your dad. We did not know him well but he was such a nice person to be with when we did gather. Please extend our sincere sympathy to your whole family. We are keeping you all on our hearts in prayer,
    Much love to all,
    Pam and Jim Bob

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