Emergency Management

Memorial service set for Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Shandon Wright
Posted By Sheri Badger on Mar 7th, 2011 at 1:28 PM

Deputy Shandon Wright

The memorial service for Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Shandon Wright will be held on Friday, March 11,  at 1 p.m. at the Champions Centre, located at 1819 E. 72nd St. in Tacoma.

Deputy Wright died on Thursday, March 3,  less than 24 hours after undergoing shoulder surgery for an injury suffered during an on-duty assault last August.

Deputy Shandon Wright was 29 years old, and is survived by a wife and young daughter. Deputy Wright was a five-year veteran of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

Donations to Wright’s family can be made at the Pierce County Deputies Guild website, www.pcdsguild.com.

Deputy Shandon Wright with school kids

Deputy Shandon Wright with school kids

There will be a public viewing 3 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Mountain View Funeral Home, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. SW  in Lakewood.

There will be no procession. A motorcade will escort the family and friends of the Wrights to the memorial. Parking for Deputy Wright’s Memorial at the Champion Centre will be limited, so carpooling is encouraged.

For more information, contact Sheri Badger, Pierce County Emergency Management, at 253-798-1509