Joe Wright
Glouster,Ohio
12/6/1977-10/12/2018

Joe Wright (William Joseph), 40 of Glouster passed away Friday October 12, 2018 due to injuries sustained in a 4 wheeler accident.  He was born December 6, 1977 in Athens.  Joe was a 1996 graduate of Trimble High School, receiving first team all-state honors in football in 1995 and 1996. He is also an inductee of the Trimble Athletic Hall of Fame. He later graduated from Hocking College with a degree in Materials Engineering, and has been employed by Logan Clay since his college graduation.   He was a member of the Hocking Valley Fish and Game Association.  He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and target shooter.  Joe was also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Trimble Tomcats.  

He is survived by his wife, Mandy Beal Wright of Glouster; his beloved daughter Riley Nicole Wright, whom he would protect to the ends of the earth.  His brother Jim (Sara) Wright Jr. of Glouster; two special nephews, Caleb and Colton Wright, both of Glouster.  His parents James and Dianne Hambel Wright of Glouster; in-laws, Mary (Mark) Brady of Jacksonville and Bill (Carla) Beal of Gallipolis; a special friend and brother, Shane Cahrier; aunt and uncle, Susie and Rodney Hambel of Lancaster; and his beloved dog and companion, Millie.  

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Raymond and Dorothy Hambel and Pearl and Wanda Wright.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday October 18, 2018 at the Bishopville Church of Christ with Terry Dugan officiating.  Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday one hour prior to the service.  Contributions can be made to the Trimble Alumni Football Association, c/o Terry Dugan, 18475 Jacksonville Rd., Glouster, Ohio 45732.  Arrangements are by the Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster-Bishopville.  A message of comfort may be sent to the family at www.morrisonfc.com.

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