Funeral services for David William Wright, 72-year old Weatherford resident, will be Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 10:00 am at the Weatherford Church of Christ with Tony Cannon officiating.

Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home.

David William Wright was born July 20, 1950, in Weatherford to Jake William and Mary Jane (Spratt) Wright and passed away Monday, January 16, 2023. He lived in and served in the Weatherford community his entire life. David joined the Weatherford Fire Department in the 1970s.

He became fire chief in 2006 and retired in 2015. He was married to his loving wife Diane for 31 years. He dedicated much of his adult life to the betterment of the Weatherford community.

David was always willing to help out friends in need. He acquired his love for flying from his father Jake and eventually purchased his own plane and formed an organization of local pilots. He loved to travel. He and Diane went on many trips throughout the years. Branson, the beach, and fishing trips were among his favorites. He also enjoyed watching his grandkids in all their many activities. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, SAWWE Flyers, National Association of Underwater Dive Instructors, Certified Scuba Diver, and the Oklahoma Firefighters Association.

He is survived by his loving wife Diane, one son, Cody Wright of Weatherford, 5 daughters: Lisa Stephens and husband Will of Mountain View, OK; Stacey Purintun and husband Stuart of Kingfisher, OK; Jessica Russell and husband Charley of Shamrock, TX; Kelly Moore and husband Jay of Weatherford; and Candy Hill and husband Mike of Madill, OK. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jake and Mary Jane Wright and his sister Sharon Hume.