Russell Melvin Wright, 84 of Brownwood passed away on June 15, 2018.

He was preceded in death by wife, Betty Wright; and parents, George and Annie Mae Wright.

He taught at Early High School and then worked at 3M until his retirement.

He is survived by daughter, Teresa Rives and husband Thomas; two granddaughters, Tiffany Holder and husband Daniel, and Renee Bading and husband Justin. He is also survived by two sisters, Billie Harris and Paula Winfrey and husband Tony; two nephews and one niece; three great-grandchildren; one great-niece and one great-nephew.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home and a graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 22 at Cross Cut Cemetery.

Online memorials can be made at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com.