Dallas Duane Wright Sr. 83 of Effingham, IL, passed away at 1:50 AM Thursday Mar. 6, 2014 in St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Dallas was born Mar. 15, 1930 in Fayette Co. the son of Noah Isaac and Gladys (Kelly) Wright.

He married Laura Ann Brule on May 15, 1956.

For many years he worked for the City of St. Elmo.

Surviving are his son, Dallas Duane Wright Jr. of Springfield, IL; daughter Cindy Dianne Orrick of Springfield, IL; grandchildren: Dallas Wright III, Kelly Wright, Hannah Wright, Alexander Wright, Nicholas Orrick and Autumn Nugent; great grandchildren: Kaydence Nugent, Kolby Nugent and Gaiden Orrick; brothers and sisters: Freda Robison of Neoga, IL, Leo Wright of Beecher City, Walton Roy Wright of Mt Zion, IL and Linda Schuster of Decatur, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Wanda Graumenz, Lela Wright and Dale Wright.

As was Dallas` request, funeral services will be private.Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Loudon Twp., Fayette Co.Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City, IL.

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