Melvin Ray Wright


Melvin Ray Wright, 69, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Rusk, Texas. He was born in Lubbock, Texas, on Aug. 15, 1949, to Robert and Mary Wright.
He leaves his children, Shane and wife Mary Wright of Jacksonville; Christine and husband Paul Adams of Tyler; and Cobey and wife Crystal Lofton of Rusk; sisters, Marie Martin, and Wanda and husband Ronny Akins; a brother, Bob Wright; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his son Scotty Ray Wright, brother Milton Wright, and his parents.
Melvin was a hard-working, God-loving man who never met a stranger. He had many hobbies. He was a true cowboy who loved working with leather and guns, but most of all, he was a God-loving and -fearing man who who always wanted to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
A memorial service will be held at New Life Church, 204 Bellaire, in Jacksonville, Texas, on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at 10 a.m.
A private burial will follow at a later date.
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Published on August 13, 2019
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Robbie & Mary Davis
Aug 19, 2019
Our deepest sympathies to you and all your family, Christine. Remember all the good times you shared with your dad, and know that he's in a better place now. Huuuuuugggsss,
Gaye Horton
Aug 14, 2019
RIP Melvin let all of our family know that e love and miss them very much and that one day we will all be together again
Linda Pratt
Aug 13, 2019
Melvin was very kind and understanding person. He as a comfort when my Tony died. God gave him a big heart.
Shon Minter
Aug 13, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I remember your father always helping or lending a hand when we rode bulls back in the day.
Debbie Wilkes
Aug 13, 2019
Melvin you will truly be missed always enjoyed seeing you at the get togethers
Debra Lofton Bryant
Aug 13, 2019
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Brandi Matthews
Aug 13, 2019
Our thoughts & prayers are with the family during their loss ~ May God bring u Peace as He holds each of u in his arms today/tomorrow and every day after that!!!