David Lloyd Wright
October 13, 1953 - May 26, 2019


David L. Wright, 65, of Marquette Heights, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Timbercreek Rehab & Health Center in Pekin.

He was born October 13, 1953 in Peoria to Lyle and Annabelle (Hinderliter) Wright. He was preceded in death by his mother and twin sister, Patricia, who died at birth.

David is survived by his father, Lyle Wright and one sister, Holly Dozard, both of Pekin.

He had worked at Caterpillar, Inc. in Peoria for 30-plus years, last working in the paint barn and retiring in 2014.

David was an avid antique collector and dealer and mushroom hunter. He loved blues music and was a volunteer disc jockey for W.E.F.T in Champaign and for a radio station in New Orleans.

He was member of St. Peterís Lutheran Church in East Peoria.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. A memorial service will be held at a later date at his church. Burial will be at Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Augusta.

Memorial contributions may be given to Greater Peoria Honor Flight, P.O. Box 5072, Peoria, Illinois 61601-5072.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com .