Joseph David Wright

October 27, 1982October 27, 2020

Joseph David Wright of West Lafayette passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at his home.

Joe was born on October 27, 1982 to parents, Robert and Jill (Strasser) Wright of West Lafayette. He was a 2001 graduate of Ridgewood High School and Coshocton Career Center, where he studied carpentry. He worked many years in construction until the birth of his beautiful daughter, becoming a stay-at-home dad, which he adored. Joe was a devoted father and enjoyed fishing, turtle jugging, wood working, spending time with friends, family and especially his best friend and love of his life, Carly Burdette. He was known for his giving and helpful nature and fun loving personality.

Joe is survived by his parents, wife Carly Burdette, daughter, Everly Jo, an unborn daughter due in March, brother Robert (Michelle) Wright, special nephew, Tyler Wright, niece and nephew Charlotte and Grey Seibert, special brothers, Morgan Landis and Bill Slaughter, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.

Gone too soon from the arms of his loving family. Joe will be deeply missed by all that knew him for he was an amazing husband, father, son, brother,uncle and friend.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 5 to 7pm at the Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers contribution can be made to Jill Wright in honor of his daughter, Everly Jo to prepare her for her future.



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Carol Mikesell

November 3, 2020

Dear Bem (Bob) & Jill & family,
So sorry to read of your loss.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.
Hold tight to your precious memories.
In Christ's love,
Lynn and Carol Knicely Mikesell

Jim and Nancy Williams

November 2, 2020

Bob, Jill and family. We are so very sorry for you loss. May God comfort you.

Kim Wells

November 1, 2020

Sorry Bob and Jill to hear of your loss. Prayers for your family.

John Shalosky

November 1, 2020

I will miss you joe.

Rick & Phyllis Phelps

October 31, 2020

In the arms of an Angel. Condolences and prayers to the entire family


October 31, 2020

Jill and Family, I am so sorry. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Keeler

October 30, 2020

Jill, you and your family are in my prayers. May your loving memories of your son bring you comfort.

Kim Deringer

October 30, 2020

So sorry for you lose .Prayers for the family and his childeren.

Diane Snow

October 30, 2020

Bob and family,
My sincere sympathy for the loss of your son. May he be at peace now. Surround yourselves with his precious memories for comfort during these difficult days. Hug his children a little tighter as they now have a guardian angel watching over them.

Carl McCoy

October 30, 2020

Bob, Jill, and family, so sorry to hear this.
Your in our thoughts and prayers,
Wilson and Kay


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