Richard Wright, son of the late Josephine Shirley Williams and step-father, Fred Williams, was born Feb. 5, 1944, in Kennett, and departed this life Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at the age of 66 years, 1 month and 4 days.
Richard married Martha Laws on Aug. 8, 1968.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Wright, of Kennett; one son, Jimmy Wright and wife, Diane, of Kennett; one daughter, Linda Rushing and her husband, Harold, of Kennett; six grandchildren, Stephanie Householder, Patrick Wright, Christina Wright, Brandon Rushing, Richard Tyler Rushing and Tishana Rushing; two brothers, Raymond Williams and wife, Brenda, of Kennett, and Mike Williams and wife, Carolyn, of Austin, Texas; one sister, Brenda Corter, of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends.
Richard was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Williams and two sisters, Pat Swindle and Sandra Hughes.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 11, 2010, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 12, 2010 at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Spencer Furby officiating.
Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery at Greenway, Ark.
Pallbearers are Patrick Wright, Tom Householder, Tyler Rushing, Brandon Rushing, Tommy Samples and Ivan Bostic.