Mr. Virgil Eugene Wright, age 63 of Mineola TX, passed away on
Thursday, March 10, 2022. He was born on March 7,1959 in
Mineola, TX to Delois Brown Wright and the late Robert Wright Jr.
Virgil (aka Hoggie) was born and raised in Mineola TX. He
attended Mineola school district. Later, became an employee of
Mineola Packing Company until he was injured. He became a
member of Sidney Temple C.O.G.I.C. at an early age. Virgil
Eugene had a big personality with an amazing way of bringing a
smile to someone’s face.
In fact, I am sure if you just took one second you could think of
something funny, he would say to make you laugh. Virgil also had
a gift to repair automobiles and was a handy man in his own right.
He loved quartets. In fact, he loved to sing as well. His unique
sense of humor and bold personality was infectious.
He was preceded in death by his mother (Delois) & father (Robert
Wright Jr.), Brothers Lincoln Roy, Edward Charles Russell, Billy
Wayne, and Lawrence Lee.
He is survived by his special friend, Nicole Harris of Tyler; Sisters,
Cora & Jo Kathryn of Mineola; Brother Anthony Wright of Mineola,
a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins whom he loved dearly. He
also had a good friend and cousin Mr. Steve Tave. Virgil loved his
family! Along with numerous other family and friends.