Leo Thomas Wright, 65, of Searcy, went to be with the Lord February 17, 2021 at Unity Health in Searcy following a brief illness. He was born September 4, 1955 at Searcy to Leo and Margrette Collins Wright.
Mr. Wright was of the Baptist Faith, accepting Christ at the early age of 11 and following through with baptism. He was a 1974 graduate of Searcy High School. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, working in the yard, and trips to Branson and Silver Dollar City. As a lifelong resident of Searcy, he worked for Carder Buick for 17 years before working for Road Systems (XPO Logistics) for 20 years and finally retiring in 2018.
He married Betty Landis Wright March 31, 1978 at Searcy; she survives. He is also survived by his mother, Margrette Collins Wright; two sisters, Karen Wright of Searcy and Angela Fisher (Rodney) of Romance.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Sullivan Funeral Care with funeral services at 11:00 in the funeral chapel. Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery, however due to weather conditions, there will not be public attendance at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make lasting contributions to First Baptist Church of Searcy C/O The Encouragers Class; The Humane Society of Searcy; or the American Heart Association.
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