Mark Wright, 34, led tributes to his uncle on Instagram after it was announced he had died from coronavirus. Writing on the post shared by cousin Elliott Wright, he admitted he was “broken to pieces” over the news.
Mark’s uncle Edward Wright has died following his eight-week coronavirus battle.
The news was announced by Elliott on Instagram in a moving letter to his late father.
Posting below the image, Mark wrote: “You’d have to be God to find a better man than my uncle.
“Put simply, you won’t. I love you uncle Eddie, I’m never going to forget you. Broken into pieces.”
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“His love for his family is what he will be remembered for to all of us, the ultimate family man, wanting to spend every woken [sic] minute with his 10 grandkids and children was his only daily thought pattern and request, was that to be with them, the ultimate family man.
“For those who don’t know me well, the impact this has had on me, what can I say, I’m simply devastated!
“To Dad, what can I say that you don’t already know in heaven, you are and will always be my rock, my best friend, the man who taught me to always be a gentleman, to put family first!
“Everything I know and have wether [sic] it be in business or personal is down to you and your guidance, my whole life, from a young age, I watched in ore [sic] of you, a mountain amounts men…
“Doing deals, the king negotiator, with you by my side I could take on the world and still will do, as I know your love, affection and soul will always be by my side.
“The legacy and mark you leave is colossal, put simply if I could be half the man you were, when my time finally comes.. I would go a very happy soul.
“I love you dad, the hole you leave is monumental but the memories I will cherish forever. I know you will be watching over me and the kids, I hope I continue to make you proud, Rest in peace dad.
“See you at the gates when the time comes. I Love you, with all my heart.”