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William Heard "Billy" Wright III

Died: September 3, 2018

William “Billy” Heard Wright, III, age 66, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA was born on March 16, 1952, and passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018, surrounded by loving family. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Colonel John Belanger Patrick and Mrs. Patrick and Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wright, Sr, p…read more

William “Billy” Heard Wright, III, age 66, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA was born on March 16, 1952, and passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018, surrounded by loving family. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Colonel John Belanger Patrick and Mrs. Patrick and Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wright, Sr, parents Mr. and Mrs. William H. Wright, Jr, and grandsons Nicholas and Connor Wright. He is survived by stepmother Madeline Noland Wright, sister Scottie McKnight and husband Markham, sister Charlotte Wright, stepsister Rosalie Raymond, stepbrother Bill Raymond and wife Robin, children William “Bill” Heard Wright, IV and wife Sandra, R. Bryan Wright and wife Aprille, Jonathan Wright, Caroline Wright, and stepdaughter Casey Upton and family, grandchildren Mason Wright, Braedan Wright, Ivy Wright, Cameron Wright, Parker Wright, Amelia Wright, nephews Daniel McKnight, Scott McKnight, Ellis McKnight, William McKnight and Patrick Wright. Billy graduated from Oxford Academy in Pleasantville, NJ, attended Southeastern Louisiana University and was a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. He retired from careers at Wright and Percy Insurance and Dearman’s. Billy was active in many community organizations. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Jonathan Wright, Marie Miles and family, Chris Harris, Debbie Terrell, and Baton Rouge Hospice. Pallbearers are Mike Edmonson, Bryan Graugnard, Greg Holmes, Gary Magee, Scott McKnight, Stephan Roux, J.P. Terrell and Patrick Wright. Honorary Pallbearers are Daniel McKnight, Ellis McKnight, William McKnight, Mason Wright, Braedan Wright, Cameron Wright and Parker Wright. Funeral arrangements will be held at Rabenhorst Downtown in Baton Rouge. Visitation on Thursday, Sept 6 from 5 pm-8 pm and Friday from 10 am-11 am. Funeral service on Friday at 11 am. Burial at Grace Church in St. Francisville following the service.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home

Address:

825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Rabenhorst Funeral Home

Address:

825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Time: 11:00 am -

Rabenhorst Funeral Home

Address:

825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery

Address:

St. Francisville, LA

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