Timothy Joe “Tim” Wright Memorial

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Timothy Joe Wright of Whitney, Texas, who passed away on February 6, 2024, at the age of 66, leaving to mourn family and friends. Both he and his wife are alums of Delta State University.

Tim finished the last three years of his college football career at Delta State University. He graduated from Delta State in 1981 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. While attending Delta State, he met the love of his life, Sheri Walker, daughter of Hugh Ellis and Eloise Walker. Hugh Ellis was a former Director of the Alumni and Foundation.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 17th 2024 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church (201 S Cleburne Whitney Rd, Rio Vista, TX 76093). See full obituary here.

At the family’s request, donations may be made in memory of Tim to the Delta State University Athletic Campaign Fund using this online form or by check mailed to: DSU Foundation, DSU Box 3141 Cleveland, MS 38733.

Note: Recurring gifts continue until cancelled by contacting the DSU Foundation.