Doug Wright, 77, of Sergent, died November 6 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.
A son of the late Harvey and Cora Potter Wright, he was a retired coal miner, and former Letcher County magistrate and chief deputy jailer.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Rose Wright; four children, Douglas Ray Wright of Fayetteville, Tenn., Nancy Carol Wright Patel of Madison, Ala., Michelle Sheran Wright Hall of Fayetteville, Tenn., and Candace Seldom Wright Gallagher of Gaston, S.C.; a brother, Danny Wright; a sister, Carol Wright Cain; a special sister-in-law, Wanda Lewis of Little Rock, Ark.; and a special niece, Rebecca McCormick and husband Mike and son Mikey.
Mr. Wright was preceded in death by a brother, Harvey Wright of Denver, Colo.