Harlon ‘Bo’ Wright | 1952-2012

Published Saturday, December 29, 2012

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Harlon ‘Bo’ Wright

Harlon “Bo” Wright, 60 died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, after a brief battle with cancer.

Funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Hilltop Family Church, 1227 Old Cottondale Rd., in Springtown. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hilltop Family Church.

Bo was born Aug. 21, 1952, in Fort Worth to Harlon Oscar Wright Jr. and Mary Nell Wheeler Wright. He was a sergeant with the Wise County Sheriff’s Office for 22 years and was named Deputy of the Year in 2011. He was a 1983 world champion wild horse racer, bullfighter and rodeo clown. Bo loved to cook barbecue and travel in his motor home with all the grandkids.

More than 20 years ago he and John Conway helped start Hilltop Family Church, where he served as the church treasurer. Bo was a member of Greenwood Lodge No. 779 and was a 32nd Degree Master Mason.

Bo was preceded in death by his father; son Jeremy Wright; and sister Truma Nell Davidson.

Survivors include his wife, Vicki Wright of Boyd; son Ben Wright and wife, Paula, of Fort Worth; grandchildren Lucas, Destiny, Larkyn Wright, and Myka Poteet; mother Mary Nell Wright of Boyd; sister Luanne Robinson of Boyd; nephews Chris Davidson and Flint Robinson; and numerous cousins.

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