James Wayne “Jim” Wright, 69 of Paris passed away on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 in Paris.

He was born on Dec. 9, 1946 in Hope to his parents Stone Nathaniel and Wanda (Lafferty) Wright. Jim was the former owner and operator of Jim Wright Concrete and a Methodist.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Stone Nathaniel and Wanda (Lafferty) Wright and his daughter Karen Denise Wright.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris officiated by Rev. Kenny Maness. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Donna (Bachman) Wright of Paris; his daughter, Joanna Leslie Hoopes of Paris; his son, James Stone Wright of Springfield, Ore.; three sisters and three grandchildren.