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Richard Max WrightPassing: February 11, 2018


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 14th @ 11:00 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, February 13th @ 4:00-7:00 pm

Wednesday, February 14th @ 10:00-11:00 am


Tunnelton Cemetery

Wednesday, February 14th

BEDFORD – Richard Max Wright, 75, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born December 1, 1942 in Tunnelton, he was the son of William and Katherine (McCart) Wright. He married Cyndia Lou Hollars October 27, 1962.

Max retired from General Motors with 34 years of service.  He was a member of Clearview Baptist Church, and a board member of Hoosier Hills Credit Union and Tunnelton Cemetery.  Max graduated from Tunnelton High School in 1961 and scored over 1000 points for the Tunnelton Indians Basketball Team.  He was an avid gardener and enjoyed swimming, fishing, and hunting.

Cyndia Wright of Bedford
Shelli (Steve) Warren of Bloomington
Richard Max (Christine) Wright, Jr. of Zionsville
Asheli Bridwell, Katie Wright, Derek Wright, Carson Wright, and Caleb Wright
Billy (Boots) Wright of Tunnelton
Michael Wright of Buddha

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 14, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Rob Lanham officiating.  Burial will be in Tunnelton Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Clearview Baptist Church, 1401 22nd Street, Bedford, 47421.

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17 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Mike Ryan | Jacksonville, Florida
    Date: February 16, 2018
    Cyndia, I am so sorry to hear about Max. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Mike and Susie
  2. Guest: George Peachee | Salvisa, Ky.
    Date: February 16, 2018
    Cyndia and family. We wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We sure enjoyed having you and Max as our neighbor while we were there.
  3. Guest: Patty &Bob Bex | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: February 14, 2018
    Shelli and family. So sorry to here about your dad. He was such a nice man. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.
  4. Guest: Tanya Peter | Zionsville, IN
    Date: February 14, 2018
    Richard and family - So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. The Peter Family
  5. Guest: Alan and Nicki Wesner | Bedford, In.
    Date: February 14, 2018
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Know Max will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all...
  6. Guest: Waunita Smothers & Michael Weiss | Bloomington Indiana
    Date: February 13, 2018
    So sorry for your loss, we know it’s been a difficult time for you and Steve as well as your family stay strong, and cherish the memories.
  7. Guest: Rita Mills-Flynn | Bedford, IN
    Date: February 13, 2018
    Thinking of you at this trying time.Prayers for you Cinda and family.
  8. Guest: Susan Woodward | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: February 13, 2018
    I am so sorry for your loss! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
  9. Guest: Sandi Sutherland | Mitchell, In
    Date: February 13, 2018
    Max was a great guy. My thoughts and prayers for Cyndia and the family. He will be missed by many.
  10. Guest: Merian & Wanda Jones | Osteen, FL
    Date: February 13, 2018
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  11. Guest: Michael Cain | Belle Fourche, SD
    Date: February 13, 2018
    Cyndia, so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.
  12. Guest: Cari ikerd | Bedford, IN
    Date: February 13, 2018
    So very sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you all.
  13. Guest: Ben Kimmel | Springville
    Date: February 13, 2018
    Shelli so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and the family. Ben & Gayle Kimmel
  14. Guest: Bonnie & Kyle Clifton | Bedford, IN
    Date: February 12, 2018
    We are so sorry to hear of max's passing. He was a great guy and a lot of fun to be around. Praying for you.
  15. Guest: April and Stan Glenn | Clearwater FL
    Date: February 12, 2018
    We are heartbroken about Max. We both loved him so much. Sorry we can’t be there. Boneapetit Max. Where’s the horseradish? 😂😢❤
  16. Guest: Joyce M. Jeffries | Bedford IN
    Date: February 12, 2018
    Cindy & Family, I am so sorry for your loss and will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. Max was loved by many people and he will not be forgotten. May God bless you all and comfort you.
  17. Guest: Roger W DeKoker | BEDFORD
    Date: February 12, 2018
    Max will be greatly missed!