Paul Richard Wright

Monday, July 28, 2014

Paul Richard Wright, 85, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Piggott Community Hospital.

Paul was born August 13, 1928, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of the late Herbert Leslie and Ettie (Allman) Wright. He lived his whole life in the Piggott and St. Francis communities.

He is survived by four brothers: Charles Edward Wright, Elbert Franklin Wright and Herbert Leslie Wright, Jr. all of Piggott, Ark. and Bruce Andrew Wright of Sister Lakes, Mich.; four sisters: Virdie Kathleen Beaver of Piggott, Ark., Shirley Sue Tate of Piggott, Ark., Elizabeth Ann McCord of Webberville, Mich. and Betty Joyce Madill of Hartford, Mich. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his by his parents, Herbert and Ettie Wright, and a brother, Kenneth Adrian Wright.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in the Piggott Cemetery with Rev. Jay Masterson of the First Pentecostal Church of Piggott, Ark., officiating. Pallbearers are Franklin Wright, Clifton Wright, Jeffery Wright, Herbert L. Wright III, Ronald Burr and Donald Jackson.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements.