Charles William Wright


The man who revolutionized the position of constable in Bullitt County has passed away.
Charles William Wright, 77, of Shepherdsville, died on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Baptist Health in Louisville.
Wright served 16 years as constable of the Fourth District. Not only did Wright become heavily involved in the patrolling of his district, he also started working for companies to provide a safer work area. He would provide off-duty law enforcement in work zones.
Wright might be best known for his service to the community taking inmates out on work details to clean up the roadways in Bullitt County.
Besides being a constable, Wright was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Faith Assembly of God Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, William Todd Wright; his parents, William Wilson and Thelma Louise Braun Wright; and a sister, Pat Yarbough.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda 'Tiny' Abell Wright; children, Michael (Tia) Wright, Connie (Chris) Davis, Marcy (Bob) Keys, Michelle Wright, Cam (Daniel) Wright, Christopher (Ashley) Wright and Jessica Wright; sisters, Alice Brewer, Linda Fizer and Diane Burnett; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren; as well as nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws and brother-in-law.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at Faith Assembly of God Church with pastor Tim Miller and pastor Mike Rodgers officiating. Burial will follow in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliffe. Visitation from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction and after 9 a.m. on Friday at the church.
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Published in The Pioneer News on Jan. 14, 2019
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