Herald Lee Wright, age 77, of Nancy, KY, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the UK Chandler Medical Center.
Herald was born on January 20, 1940 in Faubush, KY to the late Lillie Lane Wright and Carlie B. Wright. He was the owner of Wright’s Cabinets and a former Pastor at Cedar Grove Baptist Church of Somerset, Mt. Eden United Baptist Church of Russell Springs and Smith’s Grove United Baptist Church of Faubush. Herald was a member of Smith’s Grove United Baptist Church and a United States Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Weddle Wright whom he married on July 6, 1968 in Mt. Victory, KY; a daughter, Ammra (and Stanley) Richardson of Russell Springs; a son, Jordan Shane (and Rebecca) Wright of Somerset; a special nephew, Waylon (and Melinda) Wright of Jamestown; a sister, Barbara Summers of Nancy; and four grandchildren, Emma Grace Wright, Owen Stewart Wright; Shaylee N’Kae Richardson and Taydon Jae Richardson.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Owen Wright, Hollis Wright, Clayon Wright, Edison Wright and Junior Wright; and three sisters, Maxine Holder, Lorene Johnson and Audine Gaskin.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 18, 2017 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Andy Robertson officiating. Burial will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery. Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Herald Wright.