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David Wright

June 4, 2021

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David Wright, 89, of Baker City, died on Friday, June 4, 2021 at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho  A Traditional Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Calvary Baptist Church in Baker City, Oregon.

David Lee Wright was born on March 7, 1932 in Baker, Oregon to R. Lee and Jewel J. (Speelman) Wright.  He was raised in Baker and graduated from Baker High School in 1951.  He met Mary Ann Moore at church who was singing at an evening church service.  They were married on February 14, 1951 and enjoyed 48 years together until her passing.

Dave worked at Ellingson Lumber Company for 42 ½ years and did farming on the side.  He enjoyed watching the crops and his children grow, building and remodeling houses, eating biscuits and gravy and good BBQ ribs.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lee & Jewel Wright; wife Mary Ann Moore Wright; son Michael David Wright; Granddaughter Jessica Erin Wright; Daughter in law Ruthie Tye Wright.

Dave is survived by his children; Patricia “Tricia” and husband Chuck Everson of Baker City, Susan “Susie” Kaser and husband Kurt of Hines, Oregon; James “Jim” Wright and wife Cindy of North Powder, Oregon, Molly Mansfield and husband Wes of Redmond, Oregon;’ Brothers Dwayne and Evonne Wright, Rod and Carol Wright, Richard and Myrna Wright; Grandchildren; Tricia, Andrew, Kate, Jaxson, Mike, BJ, Mary Jo, Jason, Judd, Jenna, David, Zach, Megan; great grandchildren Jordan, Hannah, Hope, Avery, Trentin, Broklyn, David G., Crissy Jo; great great grandchildren Dean and Zack; numerous nieces and nephews.

For those who would like to make a memorial donation in memory of Dave may do so to the Pine Valley Fair Association earmarked to the Livestock through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834.  Online condolences may be shared at


Funeral Service
June 12, 2021

10:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church
3rd & Broadway
Baker City, OR 97814

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