Richard David Wright

May 21, 1969 - October 4, 2018

    Richard David Wright (Rick), 49, passed away peacefully Thursday October 4, 2018 at 7:10 p.m. following a brief battle with cancer. Rick was born May 21,1969 in Bloomington, Indiana.

    Rick was a member of the OVHS Class of 1987 and the Spencer Presbyterian Church.

    Rick loved being outdoors He loved fishing and hunting, but his biggest joy was fishing with his son, Josh. Rick was very creative and made lots of "yard art" to share with his family and friends. Rick was a hard worker, having worked for Neidigh Construction prior to his illness. He also was very meticulous about his yard. Rick enjoyed spending time with family and friends, many of whom visited him in his final days. He never lost his sense of humor.

    Survivors include his children, Eva Wright (Evan White) and Joshua Wright; Grandchildren, Andrew, Penelope and Maggie; His parents, Bonnie (Larry) Frank, and Michael D. (Kathy) Wright Brothers; Christopher (Amber) Wright, Barrett (Amanda) Wright and Michael Z. (Jessica) Wright and several nieces and nephews; as well as extended family members; He is also survived by his best friend and caregiver, Lisa Sullivan and her daughter, Emily (Bray) Henderson.

   He was predeceased by all of his grandparents; Charles and Barbara Winders, Marjorie and Gene Black and Carl and Lois Wright.

    Memorial Service and Celebration of Rick's Life will be held Sunday October 14, 2018 at the Spencer Presbyterian Church, 156 N. Main Street, Spencer, IN at 3:00 p.m. Visitation with the family will be two hours prior to the service at the church.

    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the OVHS Bass Fishing Team. Make checks payable to OVHS Bass Fishing Team, Memo line: Memory of Rick Wright and mail to Owen Valley High School, 622 W. State Road 46, Spencer, IN 47460.

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    So sorry for you loss. I remember Rick from when my mamaw (Mabel Williams) used to watch him and his brothers when they were little. The family is in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏🙏👼👼

    Shannon (Williams) Vincent