Corrections Officer Richard Allen Wright

Photo of Corrections Officer Richard Allen Wright
End of Watch: Thu, Nov 19th, 2020
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Duty-Related Illness
Service Time: 15 years
Age: 61


His wife, Brenda; daughter, Jennifer Whittler; son, Jeremy (Renee); three grandchildren; four brothers, and one sister


Corrections Officer Wright died from complications of COVID-19 contracted in the line-of-duty.

In addition to his service in the field of Corrections, Officer Wright previously served as a Deputy with the Audrain County (Missouri) Sheriff's Office. He also retired as a Lieutenant after 20 years of service with the Little Dixie Fire Protection District.


Missouri Department of Corrections Patch
2729 Plaza Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
(573) 526-6535


There is 1 tribute for Corrections Officer Richard Allen Wright.

Corrections Officer Richard Allen Wright
Left on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

So very sorry. May God give you peace and understanding,