Otha T. (Ted) Wright
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Otha T. (Ted) Wright , Age: 71
April 05, 1947 -- April 08, 2018

Otha T. (Ted) Wright, 71 of Overland Park, KS passed away Sunday April 8th unexpectedly of cardiac arrest. Ted was born April 5, 1947 – born and raised in Wichita, KS. He attended Wichita State University. He enlisted in the Army National Guard in the summer of 1967 and later honorably served in the Vietnam War. He married Gwen Suan Yocam on October 26, 1967. Together they raised their three beautiful children. Ted loved his wife and family fiercely. He spent most of his free time attending his grandchildren’s extra-curricular activities. He enjoyed his weekly Friday movie and dinner date night with his wife, Gwen. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing softball. He so looked forward to his weekly bible study with his best friend Bob Hodgdon. Ted loved the Lord God with his whole heart and has known Jesus as his Lord and Savior since the age of 30. Ted is survived by Gwen, his loving wife of 50 years, daughters Kristin and Carie, son Caleb (Jessica), and grandchildren Bailey, Evan, Samuel, Sofie, Lukas, Claire and Lauren. Visitation will be held this Friday, April 13th at 5:30pm with memorial service at 6:00pm at Legacy Christian Church – 10150 Antioch Rd., Overland Park, KS 66212 Family graveside service with military honors will be at the Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Additional Service: Visitation
Location: Legacy Christian Church
Address: 10150 Antioch Road
City: Overland Park
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66212
Date: April 13, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
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Additional Service: Memorial Service
Location: Legacy Christian Church
Address: 10150 Antioch Road
City: Overland Park
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66212
Date: April 13, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
Google Map: Click Here to see Location on Map.

SHERRI HUDSON April 10, 2018

COWORKER KEENE , New Hampshire

My deepest condolences for your loss. I was Ted's inside rep here at The Mountain. I enjoyed working with him, and had just had an hour long conversation with him on Friday about how we were going to brainstorm how to grow our territory. His positivity and kindness were appreciated. Praying for your family and your time of grief. God Bless, Sherri Hudson

Tom and Barb Verhulst April 10, 2018

Army Edmond , Oklahoma

Gwen and family. So sorry for your loss. Barb and I have such great memories of all at Carson and the struggles both families shared.

Cazie Thompson April 10, 2018

Friend Wichita , Kansas

I’m so sorry to hear about Ted. I first meet Ted when we joined the National Guard and later attended basic training and later served with him in Vietnam Nam. We we’re scheduled to go together on an Honor Flight to Washington next year. I will miss himd dearly. My deepest condolences.

Todd and Jennifer Leeper April 11, 2018

Friend, Veteran and Softball Team Mate Overland Park , Kansas

My condolences to the family and especially his beloved wife. Ted was a loving man, devout father and honorable Veteran. I met him on the softball fields and found a fiercely competitive player and even a more committed manager. He valued his players and especially those who served in the armed forces and that was why most respected him. Ted will be greatly missed and I hope the family finds peace in knowing he’s home and watching over you. On behalf of my family...our deepest sympathy’s. Todd

Mike Moreno April 11, 2018

Friend/Vietnam Brother Wichita , Kansas

So sorry for your loss...my condolences & prayers to you & the family. Knew your dad back in my days at Arkansas Avenue grade school.......Ted is my Vietnam brother....will see him again!!!!...RIP!

David Wildman April 11, 2018

Friend SHAWNEE , Kansas

Gwen: Ernie and I were shocked this morning to learn of Ted's unexected passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We're planning on seeing your Friday evening. My health has been slipping in recent months. Ted was a wonder full friend. ftzf

Sharon Letson April 11, 2018

long time customer Willard , Missouri

I was very saddened to hear of Ted's passing. He was the same age as I am and knowing him through my business, I knew him as a caring, friendly person and a good salesman. I'm so sorry for his family. Such a tragic loss to everyone. God bless his family and guide him to his heavenly reward.

Shareld craft dennis April 12, 2018

Attended grade school thru high school with Ted Wichita , Kansas

My condolences to the family. Ted was one of the good guys. Always enjoyed our visits when attended our class reunions.Zuvi

Charlotte Tippie April 12, 2018

Gwen’s friend Enter your city ,

I am saddened to hear the heartbreaking news of the passing of your sweetheart of 50 + years. I am crying with you Gwen, and praying for moments for Jesus to fill in those voided places where Ted can’t be there anymore. You will continue to be in my prayers. Love you my sweet sweet friend! Charlotte Tippie

Wendy Taylor April 12, 2018

Bible Study friend to Gwen Prairie Village , Kansas

Dear Gwen, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. As I read about your husband I thought how my husband would have enjoyed his company. I'm glad you had him in your life. I'm sorry for your loss, Wendy Taylor