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  • Richmond SPCA
    2519 Hermitage Road
    Richmond, VA 23220
  • Tuckahoe Vol. Rescue Squad
    1101 Horsepen Road
    Richmond, VA 23220

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“I found out about Wayne's passing while reading the University of Richmond Magazine, unfortunately almost a year later. My husband and I are so sorry...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Sara Cassidy - Fairbanks, AK

“We have been neighbors of the Wright's for many, many years and we were so saddened to hear of Wayne's passing. We will always remember him as a...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Gayle and Dave Gray - VA

“Worked with Wayne for years, never saw him not smiling, could make your day bright no matter how bad it was going. Sorry for the families loss, he...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: John Bowman - Glen Allen, VA

“I worked with Wayne for many years when he was assigned to the Fleet Maintenance Division as the Liaison Officer for the Richmond Police Department. ...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bunny Coleman - Ashland, VA

“So sorry. Such a loss. he was such a great person. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Diane ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Purks - Fredericksburg, VA

“I send my sincere sympathy to Wayne's family. He was truly a pleasure to work with and always ready to help you. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Wayne Mozingo - Mechanicsville, VA

“Wayne Wright was sent by God to teach the rest of us civility, integrity and doing the right thing. He was the epitome of a Southern Gentleman...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Robert Wade - Henrioc, VA

“I was a co-worker with Wayne at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center he was a nice man so sorry for his passing. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Marvin Paley - Richmond, VA

“I have known Wayne for 42 years and could not have ever met a kinder and nicer man than Wayne. I met Wayne through my Banking career and we became...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Gail Davis - RICHMOND, VA

“Dare, So sorry for your loss. I'm praying for you and the family. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Debbie Schools - Bowling Green, VA

“My condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Archie Wayne Campbell - Woodford, VA

“My deepest sympathy to Wayne's family. Wayne was a good friend of everyone who worked in the Richmond Police Department. He was always friendly,...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Thomas Leonard - Richmond, VA

“Betty, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. My sincere condolences to you and your family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Kitty Boitnott - Glen Allen, VA

“Remembering you, Wayne, and our years together as police officers. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Tommy Searles - Mechanicsville, VA

WRIGHT, Wayne, 73, of Richmond, formerly of Bowling Green, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

He had retired after 33 years as a Police Officer in the City of Richmond. After retirement, Wayne enjoyed working as a safety shuttle driver at the University of Richmond.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Wright; his son, Adam Wright; his daughter, Christy Wright (Lamar); his granddaughter, Mariah; his sisters, Faye Bryant (Eddie) and Dare Wright (Tommy); and other loving relatives and a host of longtime friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otho and Kathleen Wright and his brothers, Earl Eidecker and Marvin Wright.

The family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Monday, May 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. A service to celebrate his life will be Tuesday, May 16, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. David Upshaw officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Cemetery. Wayne's request would have been for all his friends to dress casual for his funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tuckahoe Vol. Rescue Squad, 1101 Horsepen Road, Richmond, Virginia 23229 or the SPCA, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220.

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