Leonard Nelson Wright, age 68, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away, on October 16, 2020, in Jackson, Missouri. He was born on March 07, 1952, in St. Louis. He was the son of the late David and the late Evelyn Wright (nee Myer). Leonard graduated from Hillsboro R-3 School in 1969. He had worked on the assembly line at Chrysler for 25 years. He was a photographer for the St. Louis Post Dispatch. A member of Fenton UAW. UAW and General Thomas C. Fletcher Camp #47 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Department of Missouri. He was an avid American Civil War historian. He participated in living history events and reenactments. He enjoyed collected civil war memorabilia, Antique’s, reading books, and visiting civil war historic sites.
He is survived by:
Nephew-Don L. (Pamela) Wright, of Bellingham, Massachusetts
Niece-Cynthia L. (Frank) Thibodeau, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Aunt-Jennie Peery, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Aunt-Francis Morris, Of Salem, Virginia
Great Nieces and Nephews:
Hannah, Christopher, Joshua, and Daniel.
Also, by a host of cousins and friends
Preceded in death by:
Mother-Evelyn Wright (nee Myer)
Sister in-law-Evelyn L. Wright (nee Thompson
Leonard was cremated and a memorial service will be Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 2 pm at Hillsboro City Park, south Pavillion. 10975 MO-21, Hillsboro, MO 63050
Memorial to-Jefferson County Heritage and Historical Society in c/o First United Methodist Church, 113 Grand Ave. Festus, Missouri, 63028