Mr. Darrel Wright, age 84, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home.
He was born October 28, 1934 in Muse, Oklahoma to the late Robert Louis Wright and the late Gladys Cress Wright. Darrel was married to Nancy Wright until her passing.
He was a welder by profession and was also a cattle rancher. Darrel enjoyed having breakfast and talking with friends at the Corner Store and taking long drives.
He always paid his respect to friends and family by attending their funerals. Darrel was a loving and dedicated father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by sons: James Wright of Mena, Arkansas and Lloyd Wright of Texarkana, Arkansas; a daughter,Pam White of Texarkana, Texas; grandchildren: Jamie Grogan and husband Brent of Mena, Arkansas, Timothy Richardson and wife Marilyn of San Jose, CA, Mercedes Norman and husband Alexander, Rebecca Wright, Christy and Dave Sherry of Wales, England, Shauna Zoucha and Zack of Riley, NC, Joshua and Kari Richardson of Texarkana, Texas, Matt Wright of Mena, Arkansas, Dava Hicks and husband Brandon of Bryan, Texas, Jason Wright of Mena, Arkansas, Shelly Smith and husband James of DeKalb, Texas, Bradley and Nikki Wright of Mena, Arkansas; great grandchildren: Destiny Richardson, Triston Richardson, Faith Grogan, Ainsley Richardson, Charlee Richardson, Joshua “Bo” Richardson, Landon Crow, Leah Crow, Baylen Wright, Breken Wright, Makayla Hicks, Alexandria Hicks, Jason Hicks, Clayten Hicks, Carter Hicks, Rannon Zoucha, Gage Wright, Olivia Wright, Parker Norman, Braden Wright, Ty Wright, Dillion Sherry, Ryce Sherry and Jaren Dillard; a brother, Dewayne Wright of Weatherford, Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Gladys Wright; wife, Nancy Mae Wright; brother Dale Wright; sister Donna Friend;, son Marty Wayne Wright; and a great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Grogan.
Funeral service will be Saturday, May 18, 2019 ay 1:30 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel. Interment will follow in the Muse Cemetery in Muse, Oklahoma under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena
Pallbearers will be Joshua Richardson, Matt Wright, Jacob Hicks, Brandon Eden, Logan Smith, and Brandon Hicks. Honorary pallbearers will be Destiny Richardson, MaKayla Hicks, Alexandria Hicks, Skylar Smith, Ainsley Richardson, Charlee Richardson, Faith Grogan, Olivia Wright, Leah Crow and Parker Wright.