Eugene Charles Wright, 73, of Great Falls, MT passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 5th at 2:00 PM in the Rose Room Chapel at Croxford Funeral Home.
Born July 28, 1947 in Ft. Belknap, MT to Charles and Julie (Peeper) Wright, Gene was the oldest of five children. He was raised in Havre, MT, attending local schools and eventually receiving his GED in Havre. In 1971 he married Deanne Jean Crazy Boy in Havre. They were blessed with five children, Eric Daniel Wright, Iam Damien Wright, Juanita Michelle Wright, Terri Starr Wright and Gerri Dawn Wright, but their union eventually ended in divorce. He would later marry Myrna Ann LaMere, remaining together until her untimely death.
Gene was a jack of all trades, working as a laborer for the railroad, a ruff neck on oil rigs, worked livestock, doing whatever he could to support his family. He loved to draw, enjoyed training animals, loved reading, and watching old westerns. He always enjoyed time spent with family and friends and looked forward to meeting new people.
Survivors include sons, Eric Daniel and Iam Damien Wright; daughters, Juanita Michelle, Terri Starr, Gerri Dawn, Theresa Julie, and Rainee Ralynn Wright; sister, Laura Prochaska; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous uncles and aunts as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.
Those who have preceded him in death include his mother and father; brothers, Byron and Leslie Wright; sister, Karen Wright; first wife, Deanne Crazy Boy Wright; second wife, Myrna LaMere Wright; daughters, Debbie Wright and both fraternal and maternal grandparents.
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