Burton L. Wright, 82, passed away Dec. 19, 2015. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Glenda L. Wright; children, Terril (Martyn) Irvine of Pueblo, Ronda Knowlton of Fowler and Sandra (Benjamin) Artichoker of Brighton; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Addie Gibson; sister-in-law, Sharon Gibson; and nephew, Gary Gibson. Burton was born to Hubert and Lily Wright on Feb. 19, 1933, in Pueblo. A US Navy veteran and owner/operator of B. Wright Ranches. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Private interment, Wright Ranch in Powderhorn, Colo. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005 or Banner Baptist Missionary Church, 1650 Banner Rd., Avondale, CO 81022. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. We are so sad to hear of Burton’s passing. So many memories with Burton, Glenda, Hubert & the Snazzy Man horses! Our sympathies to all the family.

  2. We were saddened to learn of Burton’s passing. He was a man of strength, generous and caring. We will forever remember his laugh and the twinkle in his eye. May your sorrows be eased through the strength of family and friends.
    With Deepest Sympathies,
    Garry & Chris Graham
    Katelynn & Jenna

  3. Glenda, Ronda, Sandy and family – Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wrap yourself in the many memories of all the love you shared. Love you all, John, Debbie and family

  4. Glenda, Sandy, Rhonda and family — our heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Burton was in many ways, larger than life. He has left such a positive legacy and is beloved by so many. We are all blessed to have known him. You are in our prayers. Janelle, Jody and Lauren Swartz

  5. Dear Glenda and Family, My heartfelt sympathy on your loss. Burton was one in a million and brought so much to the racing world. I can just picture Burton and Bruce having one of their \’discussions\’ at that beautiful race track in Heaven. You are all in my prayers and thoughts.

  6. Dear Glenda and Rhonda and the entire family,
    We send our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy on the passing of a great man. Burton was such a good person and a bigger than life giant among horsemen and cowboys. May you find comfort in the many memories you have of him.
    Sincerely,
    Bryan and Sudzy Benesch

  7. Dear Glenda & Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy for the passing of your beloved Burton. He was loved by many and will be missed by many as his fun loving and kind personality touched many hearts. Our prayers are with you all as we send our love….

  8. Glenda and Family, I just want to let you know that you are all in my prayers. The lord has called Burton home, but you are left with so many wonderful memories, and those cannot be taken from you. Hugs to all.

  9. Dearest Glenda and family, We are praising God for His abundant mercies. One if His chosen sons has come home. He shared him with you and your beautiful family for many blessed years, the good, the not so good; the peaceful and not so peaceful depending on the time in your history. But always exciting as was Burton’s style and personality. Thanks for sharing him with friends like us who treasure having know him as a friend. He was a great story teller, not to mention story creator. We send our love to you, his “the old gray mare” and all those who touch your heart. May your loving memories and God’s perfect peace bring you comfort and joy in knowing you will meet again. We love you, Jene McPhaul, and daughters Scharee, Terrie and Vonni

  10. Glenda & family, We are truly sorry for your loss of Burton. He was one of the last great men. I enjoyed all the time we had working together. It was a privilege to know him. May he rest in peace. Lynn & Bettie Gerringer

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