Richard Edmunds Wright was born on December 12, 1936 in Rock Springs Wyoming to William D. and Ida Wright. Richard died on November 29,2009 at the age of 72.
Mr. Wright is survived by daughter Sherrill of Newbury Park CA, daughter Tina Finn (David) of Cocoa FL, and son Richard (Tracy) of Melbourne FL. Mr. Wright is also survived by grandchildren Bradley, Ryan, Nicholas and Krista, and great grandchild, Aaron . Dick always enjoyed seeing his nieces and nephews – Cathy, Kaelene, Mark, Grant, Gina, Vicki, Kristi and Karyn – at family dinners
Richard Wright attended schools in Sheridan Wyoming and was employed as a sign builder for Frontier Neon in Sheridan during the glorious era of neon signs. He also worked in that industry for a time in Oklahoma.
Dick loved having the latest in technology and also enjoyed computers games and CB radios. Woodcarving was a favorite pastime for Richard in later years. Dick enjoyed taking road trips to visit his children and grandchildren.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife Lola and by his parents. His siblings Tom (Estella) Wright, Bill (Em)Wright and Mary Hamilton all of Sheridan survive him.
Memorial Services will be Thursday, December 3, 2009, 10:00 a.m. at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend Doug Goodwin officiating.
Memorials may benefit First Christian Church c/o Doug Goodwin at 102 So Connor, or The Sheridan Senior Center c/o Carmen Rideout at 211 Smith St..