Paul Wright, age 92 of Seguin, passed away on November 21, 2017.
A graveside service with military honors will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at
1:15PM at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with Rev. Marcus Bigot
officiating. Paul was born on January 17, 1925 in Godley, Texas to Asa
Taylor and Ella May (Oliver) Wright. Paul proudly served in the United
States Army for 23 years. He began as a medic in World War II, stationed in
both England and Germany, as well as the Korean War. After the war, he met
Maria Schuster and the two were married in 1959. Paul left his bride to
return to the United States, and Maria joined him in El Paso. During Paul's
long career in the military, the couple moved to California, back to
Germany, and lastly to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, where Paul retired in
1967. Paul then went to work for AAFES, where he stayed for 20 years,
finally retiring in 1987. Paul and Maria then decided to sell their home and
buy an RV to tour the country, eventually settling in Seguin. Paul loved
working in the garden and taking nature walks. He was also very active in
the VFW of Geronimo, as well as Emanuel's Lutheran Church where he served on
the property committee. Above all, Paul was a man who loved his country, was
a devoted husband, and a wonderful father and grandfather who will be dearly
missed. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, John P. Wright;
siblings, A.J. Wright, Roy D. Wright, Vernon V. Wright, John E. Wright, Lena
Jenkins, Clara Fisher, Elsa Wallace, Inez Elkins, and Pauline Homes. Paul is
survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Maria Wright; son, Bobby J. Wright;
daughters, Carol Chinn, Sue Davis, and Yvonne Agustinho; 7 grandchildren; 1
great-grandson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial
contributions may be made Emanuel's Lutheran Church, 206 N. Travis St.
Seguin, TX 78155 or to the Geronimo Memorial VFW Post 8456, 6808 TX-123,
Seguin, TX 78155. You may sign the guest book at www.treshewell.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr.,
Seguin, Texas, 78155, 830-549-5912.