Richard L. Wright



Richard L. Wright, 87, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Brookdale of Fredericksburg.

Mr. Wright was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean War. He was a bluegrass musician who played both guitar and banjo.

Mr. Wright was a retired surveyor with the federal government. He was a wonderful father and proud grandfather.

Survivors include his children, Melissa Sullivan, Teresa Andrich and Michael Wright; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Margie S. Wright; and siblings Robert Wright, Dovey Bennett, Doris Stickler, Jennings Wright and Billy Wright.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mary Washington Hospice or White Oak Rescue Squad.