Wright W. Crummett

Wright W. Crummett

Wright W. Crummett, 89, of Overland Park, Kansas died June 1, 2019.

Wright was a graduate of Abilene Kansas High School, The University of Kansas and Washburn University School of Law.

He served in the Korean War in the Naval Amphibious Force. In his early legal career, he practiced law in Topeka, Kansas, in the firm of Smith, Rees and Crummett.

Later, he was general counsel of the League of Kansas Municipalities and then the first full-time city attorney of Overland Park, Kansas. He retired in 1991 as a senior attorney with Bayer Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by son Vance Ames Crummett and step-son William J. Heck, Jr.

He is survived by his wife Bernice, son Blake, grandson Jason Heck and granddaughter Grace Crummett.

A visitation will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by entombment at 3 p.m. at Johnson County Funeral Chapel Courtyard of Memories Indoor Mausoleum, 11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS, 66210.

Contact Tim Horan at editor@abilene-rc.com.

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