Robert J. Wright III of Mt. Mesa, Calif., passed away peacefully on July 20, 2019, while in Hospice Care at the Kern Valley Nursing Facility.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Kathi Anne Wright of Grants Pass, Ore.; his son, Robert J. Wright IV, and his wife, Lilian J. Wright, of Lakewood, Calif., along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and beloved dogs, Nora and Max. He was preceded in death by his wife Jacqueline ‘Noni’ Wright.
Robert worked for Douglas Aircraft, Long Beach, Calif., for 39 years. He began his career in the warehouse working his way into Engineering and Management. His hobbies included fishing and traveling in his RV. He was skilled at home remodeling and repairs, designing and making fishing lures, knives and walking sticks. He enjoyed buying, restoring, and selling cars and trucks over the years. He was always there to help a friend.
The Wright Family extends a very special “Thank You” to the good people at Optimal Hospice Care, Kern River Transitional Care, and the Kern Valley Hospital Nursing Care Center. The kind compassionate manner they extended to Robert and his family will forever be appreciated.
At his request there will not be a formal funeral or service.