Stevie Nelson Wright, age 60, of Swannanoa, NC passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Mission Hospital – Asheville Memorial Campus.
Stevie was born February 7, 1961 in Buncombe County, NC to the late James Nelson Wright and Ruth Della Turner Wright. He loved going to drag races, fishing and playing guitar. He enjoyed working on cars and could fix anything he set his mind to. He loved his family and his family loved him dearly in return. He will forever be missed.
Those left behind to cherish Stevie’s memory are his fiancé, Seiarra Lowry; three children, Tamara Coward of Old Fort, NC, Timothy Hancock (Courtney) of Black Mountain, NC and Jada Wright of Swannanoa, NC; four grandchildren, Nydaia McClure, Chandler McClure, Chayden Coward and Keirra Hancock; three siblings, Billy Wright (Barbara) of Swannanoa, NC, Joanne Jones of Old Fort, NC and Wanda Roberts of Old Fort, NC; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Westmoreland Funeral Home in Old Fort, NC. A funeral service to celebrate Stevie’s life will follow at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Mountain View Memorial Park in Black Mountain, NC.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Wright family at PO Box 247, Marion, NC 28752.
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