Billy Edward Wright, 79, of Neon, died December 10 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born in Fleming, he was the son of the late Robert and Lola Lewis Wright and the widower of Beulah Wright. He was the brother of the late Bobbie Cornett, and an uncle of the late Carol Cornett.
He had worked as a coal miner for Bethlehem Steel and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and the Mayking Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Vickie Webb and husband Bobby, of Neon, and a grandson, Michael Webb of Neon.
Funeral services were December 14 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.