Robert Wright Sr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Sept. 10, 1947 – March 8, 2020

FERRIDAY — Funeral services for Robert Wright Sr., 72, of Ferriday, will be held at Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Mike Gibson and Rev. Tim Vanier officiating. Interment will follow at Oakley Cemetery in Wisner, Louisiana, under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Robert was born on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1947, in Delhi, Louisiana and passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Alexandria, Louisiana. He served his country in the United States Navy during Vietnam.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Dee Wright and Lillie Mae Blackwell Wright; brother, Tommy Wright, and granddaughter, Caroline Lee King.
Robert leaves behind his wife, Glenda Sue Wright, Ferriday; two sons, Robert Wright Jr. of Vidalia and David Wright and his wife Charlette of Delhi; four step-daughters, Bobbie Jo Wooten of Vidalia, Mary Jo Heidel of Ferriday, Karen Sue McMillen and her husband Bud of Jonesville, Louisiana, and Jamie Lea Hagan of Ferriday; 11 grandchildren, Angela Myers, Trey Wright, Dustin Wright, Jason Wright, Kari Woods and her husband Matt, Sebastian Wright, Hollie McMillen, Cody Mac Jackson, Michael Heidel, James Heidel, and Jessie Heidel; brother, Bobby Wright and his wife Pat of Columbia, Louisiana; sister, Billie Jean Sims of York, South Carolina; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Sebastian Wright, Trey Wright, Dustin Wright, Jason Wright, Bud McMillen, and Matt Woods.
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