Interment will follow at the Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Fort Smith, Ark. and was born July 1, 1933 in DeQueen, Ark. to James and Lela Mae (Jackman) Wright and was a 20-year service retired captain in the U.S. Marines.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Carol; children, Donna, Gay, Robert, Cheryl, Rhonda and Mike; and a grandson, Leonard.
He is survived by his wife Nellie (Carter) Wright; daughters Liddie Brown and husband Jim of Inola, and Joey Caughern and husband Bill of Hodgen; 15 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a sister Dorothy Cunningham and husband Ray of Austin, Texas.
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