Donald Eugene Wright Sr., 66 of Charleston passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Charleston.

He was born on April 26, 1950 in La Junta, Colo. to his parents Orville James Wright and Georgia Lee (Thatcher) Franklin. He was a retired machinist and enjoyed, hunting, fishing, street rods and riding motorcycles.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Orville James Wright and Georgia Lee (Thatcher) Franklin; one son, Rodney James Wright and one granddaughter, Brittney Marie Bunch.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Terrie (Malding) Wright of Charleston; two daughters, Gaylene Hutchins of Paris and Autumn Bunch of Charleston; nine sons, Pete Wright of Midway, Chris Bunch of Charleston, Jeff Bunch of Rudy, Del Wilhelm of Charleston, David Wilhelm of Cecil, Jared Wilhelm of Charleston, Dakota Bunch of Greenwood,Tyler and Triston Bunch of Charleston; one sister, Carol Wright of California; three brothers, Richard Wright of California, Rick Brannum of California and Jerry Langley of California; 29 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris officiated by John Hood. Cremation will follow the service under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at