Edward Arnold Wright, 76 of Grant, born on Sunday, June 24, 1945, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Grant Memorial Chapel with Bro. Anthony Barnes officiating. Interment followed at Free Home Cemetery.
Ed resided most of his life in Grant and also lived in Guntersville for several years. He was an alumnus of KDS DAR High, Livingston University and Alabama A&M University. He worked as a math teacher in Scottsboro and Guntersville high schools in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He also owned and operated C&W Machine for many years and most recently, Wright Machine and Fabrication. Mr. Wright also served on the Marshall County Board of Education and was a member of Grant First Baptist Church. He enjoyed raising horses and cattle and farming other livestock on his farms most of his life. In his spare time, Ed enjoyed watching sports and was an avid Alabama football fan.
He is survived by his son, Chad Wright; stepson, Pay Cryar; grandson, Connor Wright; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lana Wright; parents, Elmer and Ola Wright; sister, Delphine Veach; brothers, Nolton Wright, Walter Wright.