He was born Feb. 7, 1947, to the late Raymond and Nettie Mae Pratte Wright in St. Louis, Mo.
He was married in 1965 to Linda Haynes.
He worked for Greene County as a road grader for many years.
In addition to his parents, Herschel was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Wright, and a grandchild, Linda Mae Wright.
He is survived by his wife, Linda, of Marmaduke; two sons, Herschel Nolan and Tracey Wright, Jr, both of Arbyrd, Mo., and David Wright, of Kennett; one daughter, Katherine Crowe, and husband, Clifford, of Marmaduke; grandchildren, Noland, Chris, William, Sue Ann, Jonathon, James, Ashley, Tiffany, David, Jeremy, and Amber, 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Wright, of Ft. Worth, Texas; two sisters, Ruby Phifer and Glenda Nichols, both of Fort Worth, along with several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., today, Tuesday, June 15, at Irby Funeral Home in Marmaduke.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., today, Tuesday, June 15, at the Irby Funeral Home in Marmaduke with Brother Kim Bridges officiating.
You may sign the online guest book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com