Obituary of Martin Leclede Wright, 22 June 1972

The Leader Tribune
Volume 61m Number 5
Buffalo, Oklahoma
Thursday, June 22, 1972

Martin Leclede (Buck) Wright

September 10, 1913 – June 17, 1972

Funeral services for Martin L. Wright, well known farmer and rancher in the Englewood, Kansas community, were held in the Englewood High School, Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Wright, 58, was helping with the wheat harvest last Saturday when he suffered an apparent heart attack.

Rev. Jimmy Graves officiated at the services. Burial was in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of Seeger Funeral Home.

Martin Leclede Wright, one of 14 children, the son of Clarence and Nellie Wright was born September 10, 1913 at Acres, Kansas.

Buck as he was known to family and friends, graduated from Englewood High School in 1932, and following his father’s death in 1935 helped his mother care for the brothers and sisters remaining at home.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Luther, and two sisters, Ruth Fox and Margaret Williams. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Nellie Wright of Ashland; eight brothers, Quinten C. of Ashland; L. A. of Liberal, Kansas; Edgar W., Bruce, and Franklin C. of Climax Springs, Missouri; Warren of Laverne; Paul and Victor C. of Englewood; and two sisters, May Currier, Kirkland, New Mexico; and Mildred Coy, Highland, California.

Note: Martin Leclede (Buck) Wright died June 17, 1972 at Englewood, Kansas.

Contributed by Al & Pearl Ellis  June 11, 2006.

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