Shawnee resident Jimmy Lee Wright, 84, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.

Shawnee resident Jimmy Lee Wright, 84, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.

He was born Dec. 27, 1931, in Harrah to William Edgar Wright and Letty Pearl (Minard) Wright.

Jimmy married his best friend, Margaret Dostal Wright, on Jan. 7, 1952.

He was part Cherokee, Dutch, and English.

Jimmy was a man of faith. He loved his church of 50 years, Temple Baptist Church. He dearly loved his family and enjoyed working on cars with his two sons.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 64 years: Margaret Wright; son: Richard Wright; siblings: Murray Wright, Betty Leabo, and Norene Wright.

He is survived by his children: Diane and Joe Beach, Peggy and Donald Napier, Jimmy and Jane Wright; grandchildren: Doyle Jr. and Millie Duggan, Michael McCray, Christa and Gregory Engels, Mandy Daniels, Aaron Wright, and Jordan Wright; 17 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family, and dear friends.

Services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18, at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Craig officiating.