CAlVERT CITY, KY - (Jim) Wright, 68, of Calvert City, KY passed away at 3:46PM Saturday, March 10, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family.
Jim was a member of Pathway Baptist Church. He became a Christian at the age of 18 while singing in a Gospel quartet. He enjoyed gospel singing and sang in the Neighbors Quartet for many years. He had a great love for deep sea fishing, but a greater love for his family and his faith. Jim developed a strong work ethic beginning with his first job in a feed store, and he later worked as a Pipefitter and Maintenance Supervisor at Westlake Chemicals.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra McCoin Wright of Calvert City, KY; his mother, Elizabeth Lee Sullivan Wright of Bismarck, MO; four children, Jeffery Baird Wright and his wife Sonya of Murfreesboro, TN, Carla Kae Gibbs and her husband Craig of Farmington, MO, Angelique Mae Smith and her husband Donald and Stephanie Lee Clark and her husband Scott all of Benton, KY; seven grandchildren, Gregory Hendrix, Taylor Smith, Gabby Oakley, Sydney Gibbs, Jack Clark, Lauren Gibbs and Grant Wright; one brother, Stephen Lee Wright of Farmington, MO; and two sisters, Martha Colleen Mitchell of Farmington, MO and Mary Camille Nations of Irondale, MO.
He was preceded in death by father, James Lemuel Wright.
Funeral services will be at 2:00PM Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Pathway Baptist Church in Calvert City. Rev. Mike Donald and Lynn Jones will officiate and burial will follow in the Calvert City Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5:00PM until 8:00PM Monday, March 12, 2012 at Pathway Baptist Church and from 10:00AM until the funeral hour on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory. James
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