HANSON, KY - Carl De Forest Wright, 72, of Hanson, KY passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Ridgewood Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center in Madisonville, Ky.

He was born on April 8, 1939 in Henderson, KY to the late Spurgeon and Lola May Wright. He was a United States Air Force veteran. He was a retired engineer from Rockwell International where he handled many NASA projects.

He is survived by two daughters, Vivian Pusser of Byhalia, MS and Terry Wright of Mississippi; two sisters, Brenda Schuette of Hanson and Phyllis Miller of Tucson, AZ; his grandson, Colton Pusser; and several nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Hanson Cemetery in Hanson, Ky.

On line condolences may be made to the family at www.harrisfuneralinc.com.

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