Obituary for Leonard Ishmel “Chesterfield” Wright

Leonard Ishmel “Chesterfield” Wright, age 86 of Dublin and formerly of Allisonia passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Pulaski.

Born June 22, 1932 in the Delton community of Pulaski County he was the son of the late William Wright & Maude Ella Goad Wright Sutphin. His son, Eddie Wright and brother, Donald J. Wright also preceded him in death.  He was an employee at the Hoover Color Corporation with 35 years of service.

He is survived by his 

Wife of 66 years

Virginia Marcell Reynolds Wright – Dublin 


Linda (Wesley) Farris – Allisonia


David Bradley & Kerri Wright – Ivanhoe

Great Grandchildren

Jordan, Alexis and Christian Wright


Alfred Wright – Dublin

Clarence Wright – PA

Special Daughter-in-law

Gay Whitaker – Pulaski

Several Nieces, Nephews and special friends 

Graveside funeral services will be held 4:00 PM – Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Shiloh Cemetery with family friend, Justin Phillips officiating.  The family welcomes all to attend the services.

The family also would like to thank the staff at Highland Ridge Rehab Center and the staff of Lewis-Gale Hospital-Pulaski for their loving care.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.