Virgil Elliott Lux Sr.

February 20, 1939 - February 14, 2018

A service for Virgil will be held at the Calvary Chapel Church in Sheridan at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. Virgil passed away unexpectedly Feb. 14 surrounded by his family.
He was born Feb. 20, 1939, in Dallas. He grew up in the Ballston-Sheridan area. He graduated from Sheridan High School in 1957. He married Jacqueline Rogers April 30, 1960. They had three children. Jackie passed in 2002.
Virgil worked at the Boise Cascade Plywood Mill in Independence for 42 years. At retirement, he was a shovel operator and Log yard Leadman. He took early retirement to care for Jackie.
He married Marianne Lenhardt in December 2003. They adopted two children.
He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a very loving man with a big heart and will be missed dearly.
Virgil is survived by his wife Marianne; children Virgil “Chip” Lux Jr., Julia Stoller, Catherine Rice, Aurora and Castiel Lux; a brother Marvin; sister Gloria; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Yamhill County Veterans Association, in care of Macy & Son. To leave condolences, visit

Services for Virgil Elliott Lux Sr.