Virgil "Chief" Going
November 12, 1924 – July 6, 2019
Virgil “Chief” Going, 94, of Paris, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9th, at the Evergreen Chapel with Anthony Going serving as eulogist. The family will receive friends at the Evergreen Chapel from 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Mr. Going, the son of Abner & Caroline Hudson Going, was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Smithville, OK. He grew up in the Choctaw Nation. In 1943, he joined the U. S. Navy, following his tour of duty with the Navy he entered the U. S. Marines, and following that he reenlisted with the Navy. Chief was an industrial painter during his career which spanned many years.
He was a member of the Eagle’s Lodge and the V.F.W.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Neva Going, a son, Aaron Going, and all his siblings.
Survivors include two children, Vanessa Herron & husband Mike of Paris and Anthony Going & wife Lydia of Pittsburg, a granddaughter, Ashley Herron along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
- Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
- Cemetery Service Tuesday, July 9, 2019
- Interment Tuesday, July 9, 2019