Luther V. “L.V.” Wright, 82, passed away at home Wednesday morning, February 2, 2022 with his loving family by his side. He was born on October 31, 1939 in Somerset, Kentucky; a son of the late Oscar Lee and Orpha Mae (Howell) Wright.
He graduated from High School in Somerset, Kentucky. Following high school Luther served his country honorably in the U. S. Air Force.
On March 29, 1961, he was married to Carole Anne (Woodard) Wright in Lebanon, Indiana. She passed away on December 19, 2014.
L.V. was an established, local home builder for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Lebanon and later was active with Pleasant View Church in Lebanon.
He was a devoted family man who loved being involved with his grandchildren and their activities. Tinkering in his garage and woodworking was a favorite pastime of his. L.V. was genuine, caring, and would help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his three sons: Duane V. Wright of Florida, Dennis K. (Amber) Wright of Kentucky, Darrin N. (Tammy) Wright of Tennessee; one daughter, Deanne (Doug) McClaine of Lebanon; several grandchildren; one brother, Vern Wright; four sisters, Hazel (JB) Flannagan, Delatha Wright, Sue Curtis, Carolin Turner; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Don and Ronnie Wright.
Visitation is planned from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. Funeral Services with military rites will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery, west of Lebanon.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.