Cecil Dana Wright, 62, of Monticello, passed away on March 15, 2016 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
He was a United States Navy Veteran, a construction superintendent and truck driver who loved his work. He also enjoyed history, especially the Civil War era.
Mr. Wright was born January 12, 1954 in Drew County and was the son of Opal Marie Anders Wright and the late L.F. Wright.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Burt Wright of Monticello; one son, Eric Wright of Monticello; two step-daughters, Kirbi Jamison and Anita Gill both of McGehee; his mother, Opal Anders Wright of Monticello; two brothers, Robert (Bubba) Wright and Gerald Wright and wife Sandra of Monticello; five grandsons, Jed, Gavin and Corey Wright, Aubrey Jamison and Payton Savage; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on March 17 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 2130 Hwy. 35 West Monticello, AR 71655.