Don E. Wright celebrated his 80th birthday with family March 10, in Oklahoma City. Cards may be sent to 123 S. Adolpha Circle, Enid, OK 73703.
Don was born March 22, 1933, in Goltry, the son of Orville and Patti Wright.
He is a 1951 graduate of Goltry High School, attended Enid Business College, studied two years at Oklahoma A&M and graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University at Alva with a BS degree in math. He served two years in the Army, with most of that time spent in Washington state.
He and Hazel Hardy were married May 25, 1963, in Enid.
He worked 30 years for Champlin Oil, retiring in 1990. He farmed for 43 years, retiring in 2005.
He is a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
His children are Russ Wright, Coalgate; Karen Arms, Oklahoma City; and Connie Wright, Dallas. He has four grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.