Whitesburg KY

Former official Doug Wright succumbs at 77

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, former magistrate, and chief deputy jailer.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Rose Wright; a sister in-law, Wanda Lewis of Little Rock, Ark.; and a niece, Rebecca McCormick and husband Mike and their son Mikey.

Funeral services for Mr. Wright were held November 10 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Thornton Cemetery.

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