Samuel Wright, 75, of Monticello, Indiana, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at his residence in Monticello.
He was born on June 7, 1945 in Dorton, KY to the late Allard and Gladys (Casebolt) Wright. On September 18, 1971 he married Carolyn Welch in Whiting, IN. She survives in Monticello.
Samuel graduated from Dorton High School in Kentucky and served in the Army Reserves. He worked at LTV Steel in East Chicago from which he retired. Samuel was a lifelong mechanic and loved fishing and camping. He was an honest, hardworking man who was devoted to his family. Samuel loved cruising the lake enjoying his Stroh's. He always was willing to help anyone in need, especially the neighbors.
He is survived by two sons, Anthony (Karla) Wright of Tallahassee, FL and Shane Wright of Merrillville; a daughter, Shannon (Aaron) Austin of Monticello; 7 siblings, Florence "Flo" Adams, Roy (Linda) Wright, Jerry "Cotton" Wright, Doug Wright , Louise Branham, Elizabeth (Jessie) Potter, Susie Wright; and five grandchildren, Taylor, Kirsten, Trenton, Cole Samuel and Lincoln John.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Troy "T" Wright and Carl " Biggin" Wright.
Funeral services will be held privately for the family.
Memorial contributions my be given to Carolyn to help offset funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or may be sent directly to the funeral home.
Friends and family are encouraged to share a memory or a message of condolence at springerfuneralhome.com/.