Obituary for James Edward Wright
James Edward Wright was born on May 5, 1957 to the late Gerald Louis Wright and the late Inez Cole Wright, in Vian, OK. James enjoyed being a ‘Wolverine’ and a star football player at Vian High School. He was the proud father of Terrance, Kenyatta, Angela, James, Jr. and Leilani. He also shared his ‘character building’ with his stepchildren, Robbie, Chantel, Jordan, Jenelle, Jessica and Marino.
James served faithfully for three years in the United States Marine Corps. lived in Stockton, CA for many years, prior to moving to Colorado where he owned several financial services businesses. He confessed Christ at an early age and joined the First Baptist Church of Vian, OK.
James Edward Wright was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald Louis Wright, Sr. and Inez Cole Wright. He is survived by his loving wife Bonnie, children, Terrance (Miyoshi) Wright of Oklahoma City, OK, Kenyatta (Amber) Wright of Fort Gibson, OK, Angela Flake of Fort Smith, AR; James (Caitlin)Wright, Jr. of Loveland, CO; Leilani Wright of Stockton, CA. Stepchildren: Robbie and Chantel Randall; Jordan and Jenelle Robinson, Jessica Gilham and Marino Gonzales, Sisters: Patricia Wiley of Little Rock, AR and Barbara Wright of Newport News, VA. Brothers: Gary (Cheryl) of Denver, CO; Gerald Jr. (Donna) of Raleigh, NC; Bobby (Terasina) and Scotty (Delores) of Muskogee, OK and Ronald (LaTrish) Wright, Denver, CO. Nineteen Grandchildren, Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.