Funeral services with Masonic rites for James “Jimmy” Kenneth Wright will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at the Emmanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Elmore officiating. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be this evening from 7-8 p.m. at Craddock Funeral Home.
Jimmy was born Dec. 6, 1960, at Lubbock, Texas, to James Wesley Wright and Lynda (McMullin) Wright. He passed from this life on Aug. 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by family, at the age of 58.
Jimmy was a lifelong resident of this area. He graduated from Dickson High School in 1979. After graduation, he went to carpentry school at the Vo-Tech and got a job with Lumbermen’s Millwork Supply and Hudson Houston. Jimmy then went to work at County Building Center where he has worked since September of 1996.
He and Darla Nell Tabor were married in Las Vegas on March 10, 1992. Jimmy was a 32nd degree Master Mason and Shriner. He was also the past Master at Creekmore lodge #74. He loved his family and spending time with them. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, golf, Nascar and building all kinds of things. He was always kind, generous, willing to help anyone and never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Arby D. and LaVerne McMullin, John Wesley and Cleo Wright; uncle, Dee McMullin; great-grandparents, Jim and Eula Ezell.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Darla of the home; son, Cameron Wright and fiancé, Mikell Cozad of Broken Arrow; father, James W. Wright and mother, Lynda Wright of Ardmore; brothers, Robert Wright and wife, Debbie of Ardmore, Ronnie Wright of Ardmore; brother-in-law, William Tabor and wife, Michele of New Castle; sister-in-law, Betty Miller and husband, Dennis of Healdton; nieces and nephews, Jayme Wright, Emily Palmer, Alexis Wright, Alivia Wright, Clint Miller, Marie Couch, Kyle Tabor, Kayleigh Wilson, Nash Tabor; great-nephew, Sylas Palmer “Little Jimmy,” and a host of friends.
Pallbearers will be Cal Blackwell, Bill Flanagan, Steve Bean, Ron Crosby, Warren Herriott, Michale Haggard, Patrick McGuire and Todd Chester.
Honorary pallbearers are Eric Conway, Harold Julian, Will Tabor, Kyle Tabor and the employees at County Building Center and Lumbermen’s Millwork Supply.
Online condolences may be made at craddockfuneralhome.com.