Jordan Michael Wright, age 39, a New Castle native residing in Avon, Indiana, passed away Monday, August 31, 2020.
He was born August 4, 1981 in New Castle, Indiana and was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School. He further graduated from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado with a B.S. Degree in Space Operations from the United States Air Force Academy in 2004. In addition, he received his Master of Science Degree in Aerospace Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 2011. He had served several years in the United States Air Force as a Space Operations Executive and Systems Engineer. He served a tour of duty in Afghanistan and was a recipient of many military awards and recognitions including, Airforce Commendation Medal; Air Force Achievement Medal; two Army Commendation Medals during his 15 years of service.
Left to cherish his loving memory include his father, Michael Bruce Wright (Kathryn) of Indianapolis, Indiana; his mother, Julie Ann Popplewell Wright (Kevin Kaiser) of Hartford City, Indiana; a brother, Evan Patrick Wright (Kimbre McWhorter) of Carmel, Indiana; several aunts and uncles including, Juanita Donica (Otis) and Sandy Grammer (Bob), both of New Castle, Indiana; Amy Dinkins (Rick) of Noblesville, Indiana; first cousins, Angie, Jake, Chad, Diane, and Steve; also several second cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Hershel and Dorothy Popplewell and paternal grandparents, William and Mary Wright.
Funeral services will be private with no visitation. Jordan will receive full Military Honors conducted by the United States Air Force, American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial will be in South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Indiana. Arrangements are by Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home and the funeral directors are honored to serve the Jordan Wright family. Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com.