Robert Alan Wright

January 11, 1955October 1, 2020

Robert Alan Wright of Henderson, KY, born on January 11, 1955 went home with a broken heart in the early hours on Thursday, October 1, 2020. He waited at the gate for his mom Peggy Rickard who passed just hours later.

Bob was an Army Veteran, proudly serving the country he loved so much. He drove Semi’s for many years and saw most of the country from the seat of his truck. His family meant everything to him, and he will be forever missed.

Bob is preceded in death by his father, Leon Wright; stepfather, Jim Rickard; sister, Cheryl Whitney; brothers, Gary Wright, Steve Rickard; grandson, Dakota Joseph Fisher.

He is survived by his daughter, Jackie Weil (Lee); son, Jason Wright (Mandy); sister, Debbie Stapleton (Donald); grandchildren, Alysha Camp, Vaughn Fisher, Jasmyne Wright; great grandchildren, Malayah Price, Xander Eaton, Dean Eaton, Isabelle Bonham.

A Memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Alexander West Chapel, with a service to follow at 4:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW.

Condolences may be offered at


  • Jackie Weil (Lee), Daughter
  • Jason Wright (Mandy), Son
  • Debbie Stapleton (Donald), Sister
  • Alysha Camp, Grandchild
  • Vaughn Fisher, Grandchild
  • Jasmyne Wright, Grandchild
  • Malayah Price, Great Grandchild
  • Xander Eaton, Great Grandchild
  • Dean Eaton, Great Grandchild
  • Isabelle Bonham, Great Grandchild


  • Memorial Visitation

    Tuesday, October 6, 2020


Robert Alan Wright

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Alysha Camp

October 8, 2020

Papaw, I miss you already.. your laugh was music to my ears, and your smile warmed my heart. You were and always will be my hero.. the first man I ever loved. I love you Papaw.. I’ll see you again someday, and when that day comes, I want the biggest bear hug ever!!

Your first born and favorite ;) grandchild,
Alysha Nicole

Stacey Fisher

October 3, 2020

I'm just heart broken to lose you so early. You were a super cousin and glad I got to see you not to long ago. Everyone is waiting up in heaven for you to have a reunion. Love and miss you already.

Jackie Weil

October 3, 2020

To my daddy:
My world stopped when your heart did....I love you more than the moon and the stars combined... I know you had to meet grandma at heavens gate....our hearts are broken.... we will miss you always.... I LOVE YOU DADDY!!!