Newcomer's Floral Hills Funeral Home & Floral Hills Cemetery
7000 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, MO
Van D Wright
July 17, 1946 – July 31, 2020
Van D. Wright, 74, passed away on July 31, 2020. He was born on July 17, 1946 to Van and Ouida Wright in Monticello, Arkansas.
Van served from 1968-1976 in the US Army and served three tours in Vietnam. After serving in the military, he became a mechanic, which was his career until he retired.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Van and Ouida; and his son, Marvin Wright.
Van is survived by his wife, Maryann; daughters, Alexandria Wright of Warsaw, MO and Angela McClelland of Ottawa, KS; sons, Bob McClelland of Olathe, KS and George McClelland of Inverness, FL; brother, Dwayne Beard of Crossett, AR; sister, Jean Wilson of Lewisville, AR; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, August 5, at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64133.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wreaths Across America, Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville, https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/16578/Overview/?relatedId=23217
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Newcomer's Floral Hills Funeral Home