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Jesse Wright buried at Thornton

JESSE ‘COWBOY’ WRIGHT

JESSE ‘COWBOY’ WRIGHT

Jesse Darrell “Cowboy” Wright, 73, of Neon, died September 23 at Pikeville Medical Center.

A son of the late Jesse and Julia Cook Wright, he was a grandfather of the late Jacob Lucas.

Mr. Wright was a member of the 884 Masonic Lodge for 50 years and a member of the Shriners.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, as well as his side-by-side with family and friends

Surviving are his wife, Dotty Tackett Wright ; a daughter, Wendy Lucas of Neon; a son, Erick Wright and wife Lisa of Jenkins; four grandchildren, Hannah Lucas, Erica Mortensen, Rachel Lucas, and Jesse A. Wright; a great-grandchild, Luke Mortensen; a brother, Barry Wright and wife Sheree; three sisters, Sharon Riddle and husband Allen, Carroll Brown and husband Claude, and Sherry Castle and husband James; and brother-in-law, Freddie Castle.

Mr. Wright was preceded in death by three sisters, Joyce Davis and husband Bill, Patty Playforth and husband Arnold, and Gwenda Castle.

Funeral services for Mr. Wright were held September 28,at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Thornton Cemetery.

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