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Joseph "Trey" Wright III

October 28, 1969 ~ July 25, 2022 (age 52)


Joseph Edward Wright III was born in Wichita KS. on Oct 28th 1969 to Ruth and Eddie Wright. Trey was a very gentle soul who had a great love and much compassion for the elderly. He loved all animals including insects. He was employed by Mid-States Crane and Hoist for many years, He later worked for Jay and Vicki Perdue of Perdue Acoustics Amarillo, as an information technology specialist. Trey very much enjoyed working for Perdue Acoustics as computers were his passion and all the employees there were very special to him. His hobbies were fishing, computer gaming, playing the guitar, photography and collecting Star Wars memorabilia. He was the best son a mother could have.

He is survived by his mother Ruth Silvernale; son Shelby Wright and his mother Stephanie and husband Karl Avant of Amarillo. His family includes his sister Mary and her husband Mark Pitirri of Buffalo NY. His Aunt and Uncle Ronnie and Marylin Wright of Florida, Uncle David and his wife Barbara Wright of Kansas city KS. Uncle Oscar (Spike) and Sylvia Maldonado of Amarillo TX. There are many loved and cherished cousins and aunts, uncles and friends. A special mention of appreciation to friends Connie and Myron Chapman of Amarillo who assisted the family day and night in taking care of Trey to the very last moments of his life. Ruth and Shelby are grateful to their life long friend Jackie Urbanczyk who holds a special place in their life.



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July 31, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cox-Rowley Funeral Home Chapel
4180 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, TX 79109

Funeral Service
August 1, 2022

10:00 AM
New Life Church
406 S. Pittsburgh
Amarillo, TX 79104

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