Roger Wright

Obituary of Roger Nelson Wright

Roger Nelson Wright, 78, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2023. The husband of Brenda Hood Wright, Roger was born October 11, 1944, to the late George and Ruth Newland Wright in Versailles, Kentucky. He loved riding his motorcycle, animals, strolling through the Peddlers Mall, and aways looked forward to meeting his friends for lunch at McDonalds. Fishing was a favorite past time in his younger years, but he has always had a love for people and never having met a stranger, good conversation.  

In addition to his loving wife of 41 years, Brenda Hood Wright, Roger is survived by his sons, Terry (Jane) Wright, Roger D. (Megumi) Wright, and Jeff (Jill) Smith; a brother, David (Pam) Wright; and grandchildren, Claire, Cameron, Beau, and MaKendia Smith, and Katherine, Jon, and Greyson Wright. 

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ruth Newland Wright. 

A Private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Contributions be made to Bluegrass Care Navigators at or the American Cancer Society c/o Glenda Brown (Relay for Life), 1975 Green Wilson Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601. 

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