Vern E. Wright

CHERRY CREEK – Vern E. Wright, 54, a welder and union carpenter for Benchley Construction, where he worked for 18 years, died Monday, July 07, 2014 at Bear Lake Camp Ground in Stockton, NY.

He was born September 23, 1959 in Buffalo, NY the son of the late LaVern and Joan (Zimmerman) Wright.

Vern is survived by his wife, Tracie R. Kilby Wright, whom he married on Nov. 24, 1984 of Conewango Valley, NY; two sons, Travis E. (Roxanne) Wright of Gowanda, NY, Luke T. Wright of Conewango Valley, NY; a grandson, Nathan E. Wright of Gowanda, NY; a granddaughter, Sarah L. Taft of Gowanda, NY; a brother, Thomas Wright of Dolgeville, NY; and seven sisters, Marlene Barrie of Palm Harbor, FL, Laurie Waite of Cattaraugus, NY, Cammy Lulas of Leon, NY, Diane Weink of Cattaraugus, NY, Christine Kilby of Laingsburg, MN, Kathy Allen of Gowanda, NY, and Julie Farnhan of Leon, NY.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Larry Wright, Daniel Wright, and his sister Donna Wright.

Visitation will be held at the Hills Funeral Chapel, 478 Balcom Corners, on Friday from 6-9 p.m.

Private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.