Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Lenard Ernie Wright, 79, passed away June 29, 2019 in Las Vegas. He was born January 5, 1940 in Las Vegas to Margaret Ethel Henrie and Willard William Wright. He married SueAnn Holmes, later divorced; Cindy Anderson March 24, 1989, in Delta, Utah and later sealed in the St George Temple in December 2000.
Lenard was a family man first and foremost. He was a medic and paratrooper in the Army. He started his career in Moapa Valley, then on to Winnemucca, then finished his career as Superintendent for IPP in Delta.
He followed his dream and became a contractor, realtor and handy man.
His passions were taking long horse rides in the mountains, hunting, ranching and cooking his own recipes. He loved supporting grand and great-grand kids in their activities no matter where they were.
Survived by his wife Cindy, Richfield; children: Lenard Keith Wright, St. George; Ronald Roy (Debbie) Wright, Iowa; Jody Daniel (Jill) Wright, Monroe; Allie Roberts, Richfield; Brenden (Courtney) Anderson, Diamond Valley; Keresha (Kenny) Dilley, Enoch;17 grandchildren with another on the way; 5 great-grandchildren with one on the way; brothers: LeRoy Wright, Las Vegas, NV; Sheldon (Sharon) Wright, Albuquerque, NM; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation services have been held. Memorial service will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Richfield 6th Ward Chapel, 210 East Center. Friends may call 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Richfield City Cemetery with military honors will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com