Jim Wright, 86, died Thursday, January 31, 2019 at home following a long illness.
He leaves behind his wife of 40 years, Ruth (Thaxton) Wright; her two sons, Scott Thaxton, Rob Thaxton and wife (Melonie), Jim’s daughter, Sharri Ballard and her son, Bobby (Erin) Ballard; and five great grandchildren.
Jim was an educator in the Kanawha County school system for 54 years. Jim’s passion for science led him to donate his body to WVU Medical School,
He left his family with many loving memories and he will always be remembered and admired for his character, and his loving caring ways.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the Bible Center Church, Building Fund, 100 Bible Center Drive, Charleston, WV 26309.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Genesis Putnam Center and Hospice for their tender loving care given to Jim, also special thanks goes to Ruby.
You may send condolences to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com
Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements for the Wright family.