Floyd E. Wright

Floyd E. Wright, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Monday, August 13, 2018.


Most known him as Mr. Floyd but we knew him as Pawpaw. His pride and joy was his family. His entire life was circled around them and cherished every minute together. He had the biggest heart of gold that gave unselfishly. He would drop anything and everything to do for his kids, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved bigger than any man we ever known and it was felt by so many.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Alyne Wright, of DeRidder, daughters, Tam Larson and husband Dave of DeRidder, LA, Teresa Boyd of Nashville, TN and Araxie Wright of Los Angeles, CA; brothers, Clifford Wright, Don Wright and David Wright all of Tyler, TX; sisters, Ozella Griffith, Dell McKenney, and Sarah Bell, and Barbara Mullican all of Tyler, TX; grandchildren, Clint and Debra Holt, Justin and Kallie Holt, Tabitha and Jarratt Palmer, Michael Boyd, Taylor Wright, Jordan Wright, Quintin Larson, Victoria Larson and Zach Larson; great grandchildren, Alleigh, Tanner, Sydney, Ellie, Mavrick, Camille, Savannah, Bailey, Faith and Charlotte and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, William Fred Wright; mother, Ina Ethel Scruggs; son, Richard Wright; sister, Neita Flowers; brothers, Glenn Wright and James Wright.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 4:00 – 9:00PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. With visitation to continue at Grace Church in DeRidder, LA on Friday morning from 9:00-11:00AM with funeral services to follow at 11:00am. Pastor Gary McGough will officiate the service.  Pallbearers will be, Clint Holt, Justin Holt, Quintin Larson, Jarratt Palmer, Mike Holt, David Wright, Jeff Wright and Charles Kiely. Honorary Pallbearer will be Dave Larson. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery.

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