Mr. J.D. Wright, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022, at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky having attained the age of 81 years, 2 months & 12 days. He was born on Monday, May 19, 1941, in the Leslie Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky the son of Charlie and Nora (Groce) Wright. He was of the Baptist faith, member of Branham Grove Baptist Church, and a heavy equipment operator for Wells Construction, as well as Glass Construction.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Marie (Crawley) Wright, whom he wed on Saturday, May 18, 1963, sisters, Delcie Capps, and Marie Capps.
He is survived by his daughter, Jana (& J.R.) Thacker of Burkesville, Kentucky, brothers, Frank (& Randa) Wright of Burkesville, Kentucky, David (& Beverly) Wright of Bowling Green, Kentucky, grandson, Tyler Thacker of Burkesville, Kentucky.
The funeral service was conducted on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky with Bro. Rick Catron officiating. Casket bearers were J. R. Thacker, Aaron Beaver, Rick Smith, Ronnie Jennings, Payne Jennings, and Jessie Jo Jennings. Honorary casket bearers were Frank Wright, David Wright, Jeremy Wright, Carter Fletcher, Jace Fletcher, Tyler Thacker, Millard Willis, Ricky Fletcher, and Jay Wright. Burial was in the Branham Grove Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky.
Norris-New Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences at norris-new.com.