Skip to content

Harry Whitney Wright, Jr.

Visitation services for Harry Whitney Wright, Jr., 82, Theodosia, Missouri, will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2023, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Wright passed away at 5:14 p.m., Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Brooke Haven Healthcare.  It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn his peaceful passing.  Harry will be lovingly remembered by his wife and family.


He was born April 2, 1940, at Halls, Tennessee, to Harry Whitney Wright, Sr. and Martha Higdon Wright.  Harry was known and loved by many for being the man that he was.  He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture.  Mr. Wright was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  He worked farming for years with his son, Whitney and was a successful real estate broker, insurance broker and was a certified real estate appraiser for a number of years.  Harry loved hunting of all kinds and he always enjoyed introducing young people to hunting.  He enjoyed his stories of the woods and experiences and hosting dove hunts with friends and family.  His first love and passion was horses; riding, showing, raising, buying, selling, trading, anything horses.  From his loving wife: He would tell me at shows…”more riding, less talking”, my groom, my friend, my cowboy, rest well until we ride again.  Happy Trails my love.  


He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Pascoe Wright; his children, Conley and Dee Wright, Elizabeth and Kyle Mahan, April Wright and Chance and Laura Cates; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several cousins.


His parents and one son, Whitney Wright III, preceded him in death.


Harry will be laid to rest at Halls Cemetery, Halls, Tennessee.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or The Missouri Foxtrot Horse Youth Association and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at