Christ Wright

Published 1:49 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Chris Wright, 44, of Nederland, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 surrounded by family and friends after a long battle with cancer. He was born on September 26, 1973 in Beaumont, Texas to Bill Wright and Kathleen Ellsworth-Chelette. Chris was employed as an Operator and S.T.A.T. Facilitator at Huntsman where he loved his job and made many lifelong friends. Chris was a loving and dedicated husband, father, son, and friend who will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Chris is survived by his wife, Angie Wright; his daughter, Ashlynn Wright;his son, Logan Wright; his mother, Kathleen Chelette of Decatur, Alabama; his father, Bill Wright and wife, Sharon of Weslaco, Texas; his brother, Grant Chelette and wife, Kristi of Decatur, Alabama; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, John (Jack) and Mary Ellsworth, and Ephry and Mollie Wright; his nephew, Connor Sorensen and his uncle, William (Bill) Ellsworth.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches with Msgr. Dan Malain, celebrant. A gathering will be held at the USW Hall in Port Neches following the Funeral Mass.

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