Richard J. Wright

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Richard James Wright, 49, of Jena, passed from this life on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at his residence.

He was born February 24, 1968 in Pineville to his parents, Christine Dunn Wright and the late Jessie Ray Wright.

Richard was a member of New Evergreen Baptist Church of Jena.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, at New Evergreen Baptist Church of Jena with Bishop B. L. Moran officiating.

Interment followed in the Webster Cemetery of Good Pine under direction of Gayden Funeral Home of Jena.

Survivors include his wife, Sonya Wright; his mother, Christine Wright; two daughters, Christian Walker and Adrianna Walker; one son, Christopher Walker; one step-son, Keldric Nelson; two sisters, Jessica Dunn and Pamela Holmes; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Leroy Hardwell, Pat Cooper, Nook Kittlen, Mike Bowens, James Miles, Chad Butler, John Young, Talead Jenkins, and Laharrison Lee.

Honorary pallbearers were John Jenkins, Brian Evans, Rafeal Dangerfield, Zykeric Hunter, Maurice Hunter, Bill Hunter, Marcus Hunter, Marcus Bryd, Roy Brown, Christopher Walker, Cearic Shipp, Allen Coleman, Keron Holmes, Earnest Holmes, Reginald Hammock, Gail Hammock, and Greg Ward.

 

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