Grandfather Fred Mitchel Wright – Austin Healey 3000

Fred Mitchel Wright (Paw) sitting behind the wheel in my Austin Healey 3000 at his homestead on Country Club Lane in Galax, VA

Fred Mitchel Wright (Paw) sitting behind the wheel in my Austin Healey 3000 at his homestead on Country Club Lane in Galax, Virginia.  Paw was born in Fries, Virginia and grew up in a small cabin on Elk Creek tributary of New River  (second oldest river in the world) 1890 – 1966.  Married Lillie Mae Funk of BriarPatch Mountain, Fries, Virginia and bore four children…Warren Pascal, Muncey Holroyd  (Bunt), Geneva and a demised daughter.  Relocated to Galax, Virginia in 1939 and retired from his only sunset years employer – Burlington Industry.