James Carroll Wright, Jr., 72, of Andrews passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Andrews.
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Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life 10:00 AM Monday, March 25, 2019 at the McNett Funeral Home Chapel in Andrews with Leslie L. Boone officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery under the personal care of McNett Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 PM on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at McNett Funeral Home. Please celebrate James life by visiting www.mcnettfuneralhome.com
James was born on July 19, 1946 in Lubbock, Texas to James C. Wright, Sr. and Artie Juanita Ferguson Wright. He graduated from Andrews High School in 1964. James married Cynthia Ann Elkins on August 18, 1978 in Andrews, they enjoyed 40 years together. He was a well service consultant with Wright Well Service with his father. He retired as a consultant from oxy. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Andrews Fire Department for 35 years., He was an accomplished pilot and loved flying and enjoyed riding his motorcycle. James loved his Boston Terrier dogs. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his parents, and a granddaughter Kaitlyn Wright.
James is survived by his wife Cynthia Wright of Andrews, sons, James Carroll Wright, III of Big Spring, Texas, Kris Allen and wife Shannon of Hobbs, New Mexico, daughters, Selena Dee Dunn of Midland, Texas, Crystal Britton and husband Bob of Arlington, Texas; sister Debbie Gaston and husband Mike of Sarasota, Florida; in- laws George and Millie Barfield of Andrews; 2 nieces, 3 nephews; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.