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Services are held for Darrell Wright

Funeral services for Darrell Paul Wright, 58, of Neon, were held May 16 at the Seco Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in the McRoberts Cemetery.

Born at McRoberts, he was a son of the late Orville and Mae Holland Wright. He died May 12 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Wright was a radio technician for the state of Kentucky. He was a former Fleming-Neon City Council member. He had also been a member of the Fleming- Neon Area Jaycees and the Neon Days Committee, and was an honorary member of the Neon Volunteer Fire Department. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Michelle Wojciechowski Wright; a daughter, Allison Angela Fleming, Whitesburg; two sons, Michael Ritchie and wife Tara, Jenkins, and Cameron P. Wright, Neon; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Rylee, and Kainan; four sisters, Nelda Taylor and Karen Phillips, both of Neon; Martha Bentley, McRoberts; and Amy Wright, Whitesburg; seven brothers, Wendell Wright, Huntington, Ind.; Gary Wright, Valrico, Fla.; Norman Wright, Harrison, Tenn.; Jeff Wright, Lexington; Tim Wright, Whitaker; David Wright, Jenkins; and Matthew Wright, Whitesburg; and a friend, Zack Elkins.

Carty Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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