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Eugene Darlington Wright
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1910
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1991
Lexington County
South Carolina, USA

Eugene Darlington Wright was my grandfather. A grandfather that I loved dearly. He was born to Joseph Benedict Mayer Wright and Annie Rebecca Ellis Wright in Abbeville SC. I dont know at what point in his life that he moved to Columbia to work in the cotton mill there, but that is where he met my grandmother Fannie Ruth Thomas.
My grandfather was a wonderful man with such soft sweet blue eyes and he had a wonderful laugh and nothing made him laugh more that his grandchildren. I was his first grandchild and a girl so of course they spoiled me and loved me and taught me alot of things. When we had family reunions at their house, my grandfather would take us all to church while grandma and mama and daddy stayed behind to cook dinner. We had the best time with grandaddy, he would drive up and down hills coming from church and we would squeel and he would laugh.
He loved his grandchildren, he loved his wife, he loved his children which was 3 daughters, Carolyn, Margie(my mother) and Gwen.
He was a very strong man and age 65 he was working at the cotton mill and driving a long distance truck hauling chickens for Holly Farms.
He had a dream of making his farm into his paradise and he also worked hard there.
In his 70's he became ill with Alzheimers and I saw my wonderful strong grandfather begin to slowly deteriate and forget who we were and where he was. It was hard for me to see him this way but it never changed my love for him.
He had said that when he was buried he wanted to be under a dogwood tree, when my grandmother bought the plot there was my grandfathers dogwood tree.
I can still hear him laughing and miss him terribly but I know without a shadow of a doubt that I will see him again in heaven with our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
I love you granddaddy.


Services for Eugene D Wright, 81, of Lexington, will be held at 3 pm. Thursday at Whaley Street United Methodist Church, with burial in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm today at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. Memorials may be made to the church or Lexington County recreation and Aging Commission.
Mr. Wright died Tuesday. Born in Abbeville County, he was a son of the late Joseph B.M. and Annie Ellis Wright. He retired as a truck driver and was a member of Whaley Street United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Fannie Thomas Wright; and daughters, Carolyn Kelly of Lugoff, Margie Kyzer of Conway and Gwen Smith of Lexington. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Benedict Mayer Wright (1880 - 1951)
  Annie Rebecca Ellis Wright (1882 - 1960)
  Fannie Ruth Thomas Wright (1912 - 2000)*
  Carolyn Ruth Wright Kelly (1930 - 2009)*
  Margie Juanita Wright Kyzer (1933 - 1996)*
  Charles Conrad Wright (1905 - 1981)*
  Eunice Emily Wright Marsh (1908 - 1985)*
  Eugene Darlington Wright (1910 - 1991)
  Mary Elizabeth Wright Thomas (1911 - 1971)*
  Walter Crofton Wright (1914 - 1963)*
  John Curtis Wright (1917 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Southland Memorial Gardens
West Columbia
Lexington County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Pamela Kyzer Anderson
Record added: Mar 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13575518
Eugene Darlington Wright
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Eugene Darlington Wright
Added by: Pamela Kyzer Anderson
Eugene Darlington Wright
Added by: Pamela Kyzer Anderson
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