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Rev. Richard L. Wright

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Rev. Richard L. Wright Obituary
Rev. Dr. Richard L. Wright, 88, of Oakmont, formerly of Morgantown, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Leanna R. (Staley) Wright; loving father of Lanell (Lonnie) Johnson, Doug Wright, Lanita (David) Myers and Darren (Connie) Wright; adored grandfather of Kristin Wright, Leland and Landon Johnson, Lauren and Drew Myers, and Emma and Keaton Wright; brother of the late Rev. Karl Wright, the late Paul Wright, the late Nathalie Wright Ruggles, Mary Wright Miller and John Wright. The Rev. Dr. Richard L. Wright was a retired United Methodist minister with 45 years of service for the West Virginia Conference.
Friends and family are welcome to a visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford Funeral Home, 215 E. Main St., Bridgeport, W.Va., 304-842-2511, www.Fordfuneralhomes.com. Additional visitation for friends and family will be held from 9:30 until an 11 a.m. service Saturday at the Bridgeport United Methodist Church, 251 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport, W.Va., 304-842-6284. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 503 N. High St., Morgantown, WV 26505, where he last pastored prior to retirement. Local arrangements are by JOBE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC. (MONROEVILLE/PLUM CHAPEL), 412-856-4747, www.jobefuneralhome.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on Dec. 6, 2018
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