Randall Lee Wright

May 5, 1953-June 14, 2024


Randall Lee Wright, 71, of Crothersville, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on June 14, 2024.

Randy was born May 5, 1953, at Crawfordsville, to the late Robert and Martha Jane (Thomas) Wright. He was a 1971 graduate of New Ross High School. Randy served in the United States Air Force from June 1971 until June 1977. He did one tour in Vietnam as a communication specialist.

Randy worked as a Qualified Medical Assistant while he lived in Alabama. During his retirement, he worked at the JayC store on the west end of Seymour as a salad preparer. He attended Tampico Christian Church and tried to never miss a Sunday. He was an avid bible reader and started each day in prayer. He was a huge a sports fan and especially enjoyed watching Purdue, the Cubs and the Colts. He enjoyed a good crossword puzzle, playing solitaire and didn’t miss an episode of Wheel of Fortune or Jeopardy.

On Sept. 18, 2011, he married Janice S. (Henderson) Murphin Wright, and she survives in Crothersville. Other survivors include: his children, Christopher Green of Indianapolis, Joshua (Stacy) Wright of Camby, Robert “Bo” (Pennie) Wright of Taylor, Alabama, and Amanda (Andrew) Richey of Enterprise, Alabama; two step-children, Patrick (LeighAnn) Murphin of Crothersville and Robin (Allen) Sherfick of Bloomington; 11 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; five nieces and nephews; brother Frank (Debbie) Wright of Greenville, South Carolina; and sister Diana Cook of Muncie.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at Johnson Funeral Home, with Randy King officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Leesville Cemetery with full military graveside rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Tampico Christian Church.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnsonfh.net.