He was born July 11, 1941, in Jackson, Mich., to the late Robert G. and Florence M. (Salisbury) Wright. On Dec. 14, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tiffin, he married Anna Mae “Ann” Wagner, and she survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Terrence (Renee) Wright and Todd Wright, both of Tiffin; three daughters, Tammy (Gerald) Schalk and Tonya Fields, both of Tiffin and Tracy (Mark) Bevelander of Enterprise, Ala.; and five grandchildren, Alec and Ashli Fields, Christian and Dylan Bevelander, and Delana Wright.
Mr. Wright was preceded in death by a brother, Robert E. Wright.
Dick was a 1959 graduate of Mt. Clemans, Michigan High School. He was the former owner and general manager of WTTF Inc. Radio. He was a member and chairman of the Mercy Hospital Board of Trustees. He also served on the Mercy Hospital Advisory Board for two terms. He was a board member for National City Bank and Tiffin Rotary.
A funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. Burial is to take place at Greenlawn Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Traunero Funeral Home, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-3113.
Contributions may be made to Mercy Hospital in care of Traunero Funeral Home.
To send online condolences or to view the celebration of life video, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com