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John Richard “Rick” Wright

08/25/1959 - 09/11/2021
Service Date: 10/16/2021
Service Time: 2 PM
Service Location: The Wright Home, 330 S. Hawes Road Mesa, Arizona 85208

John Richard Wright (Rick), 62 of Mesa, Arizona passed away peacefully at his home in the early morning on Saturday, September 11th, 2021

Rick was born to Margaret and Weldon (Ray) Wright on August 25th, 1959. Born into a loving family, Rick was the youngest brother of 5 boys. Uncle to many, father of Delbert and Lisa Wright, grandfather of Cory, Jason, Seth, Breezy, Shyanne and Chancellor, great-grandfather to Madelyn. He is survived by the love of his life Linda Wright whom he vowed as his wife 42 years ago.

Rick retired after 33 years as a Heavy Equipment Operator at Chandler Ready Mix and Cemex.

Rick enjoyed life in many ways, he enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, SprintCar, NASCAR, cooking, BBQ competitions but above all else he enjoyed having a good time with his family and friends that he loved. In that tradition we will be celebrating his life at his home on October 16th starting at 2pm. 330 S. Hawes Road Mesa, Arizona.


  • Rest in Peace Rick. You will be missed.

  • So sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts goes out to the family and friends

  • I’m so sorry to that he passed away and prayers for his family

  • Going to miss him, great friend and nephew by marriage

  • Heaven gained a great and fun soul. You’ll be missed by all of us. Till we meet again

  • Rick will be missed by so many. He was everyone’s friend and a great cousin. We shared many great hunting and fishing trips. I wish the family and friends comfort and peace.
    Rest in peace Rick

  • Rest In Peace Buddy. You’re gonna be
    missed. Had a lot of fun fun times at your house. Sorry for your loss Delbert, Linda and Lisa.

  • Steve and Lynn Page

    Rest In Peace Rick, you will be missed by all who knew you..

  • You know I’m around for your family anytime, anywhere, always. I told you I would and I will. Miss you Partner

  • Rest in Peace Rick you will be missed by many

  • My condolences to you Linda and your entire family. Rick may you rest in peace and save me seat we’ll at the big race in heaven my heaven my friend.

  • Rick you were always loved and looked at as family all of us kids have so many great memories with you that we will cherish forever !! Your house was the cool house for all of us kids to have fun and you were always their with us . Loosing someone as special as you defiantly took a piece of the heart away forever we will be their for Linda and stop by to make sure she is ok and make sure she don’t need anything . You will be missed is a understatement !!!

  • So many years have gone by. I only knew your son from high school along time ago. He was very respectful, kind and funny. I’m sorry for your loss. My condolences to his family and all his friends alike. RIP Ricky Wright.

  • Rest In Peace Rick.
    Linda so sorry for your loss.

  • Tammy Gertsen Archambo

    Linda I’m so Sorry for your loss of Rick, he was a great & fun guy to be around. Love you Rick , Linda & Family.

  • I was so saddened to hear this news. My heart goes out to you at this time of grief. All my best wishes to you and your family. Sending you love and strength at this time of loss.

  • The McGuire family sends our condolences. RIP

  • Rest in peace Rick thank you for always treating me as family.

  • This news broke my heart. I have known and loved Rick for 40+ years. He was such a great friend. No one could draw a crowd like him. He had such a delightful personality he would have people just go where he was to hang out with him. I will miss you so much.
    Rest in Peace my beloved friend.

  • My condolences to the Wright family.

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