James L. Wright
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HAUGHTON, LA - Celebration of life service for James L. Wright will be held at Central Assembly of God Church, Haughton, LA on March 15, 2013 at 10:00AM. Reverend Andy Harris will be officiating the service.
Visitation will be held at Central Assembly of God Church, Haughton, LA from 5:00PM until 8:00PM on March 14, 2013. Interment will be at Hill Crest Memorial Park, Haughton, LA immediately following the funeral.
Jim was born on February 24, 1948 and died on March 11, 2013 at his home surrounded by family and friends after fighting a courageous battle against cancer.
Jim loved his family and never met a stranger. He was kind, strong, loving, and a wonderful son, husband, father, Grandaddy, and Gdaddy. He was a member of the Lucky 13 Hunting Club, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. He owned and operated Dixieland Games.
Jim was preceded in death by his first wife, Dixie, father, Thermon L. Wright, step father, Hulon Carkeet, and brother, Rusty Wright.
He is survived by: wife, Vickie, Mother, Betty Carkeet, son, Todd (Mary), grandchildren, Jordan and Jimmy Wright, and sister, Gidget (Riley) Hudson, step-daughter, Deanna (Chad) McFearin, step-son, DJ (Kristan) Goss, step-son, Derek (Brittany) Goss and step-grandchildren, Macey, Maggie, Addison, Bailey, Tucker, Kade, Kalynne, Alexis, Mason, and Kallie.
Pallbearers will be: Mike Bruce, and members of the Lucky 13 Hunting Club: Larry Joyner, Curt Joyner, Mark Smith, Chad Woodall, and John Wetteland.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to St. Joseph Hospice, Dr Dhawan and staff, and the MD Anderson Sarcoma Clinic and their staff.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com.
Published in Shreveport Times on Mar. 14, 2013