Michael Robert McWrightNovember 14, 1963 ~ September 3, 2017 (age 53)
LTC (Retired) Michael Robert McWright, 53, of Rineyville, KY passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. McWright was a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA, and a member of their 1983 College World Series baseball team.He went on to receive his Law Degree from Ohio Northern University. He later entered into service with the United States Army, and graduated from The Judge Advocate General's School. He was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and received a Bronze Star for his support to combat operations while serving as Regional Defense Counsel. After retiring from the U.S. Army with 20 years of service, Mr. McWright worked as a civilian for the Department of Defense in Fort Knox, KY. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed being on his farm.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Andrea Michelle McWright; and his father, Cornelius Glen McWright.
Survivors include his mother, Carolyn Martin McWright; one brother, Glen Martin McWright; one sister, Marta McWright Howerton; and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM Monday at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.
Funeral services for Mr. McWright will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, September 11, 2017 at the chapel of Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY. Burial with military honors will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.