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1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ELBERT DALE "SONNY" SMITH McALLEN - Elbert Dale "Sonny" Smith, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Doctors' Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg, TX. He was born October 9, 1934, in San Juan, TX, the oldest of seven children to Healon E. Smith and Delmer Smith. He graduated from Donna High School in 1953 and served in the Texas National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Betty N. Smith; daughters, Donna Minor (Kendall) of Kyle, TX; Dr. Deborah Parr M.D. (David) of Durango, CO, Dana Smith of Alamo, TX, Selena Jones (Kirk) of San Antonio, TX; son, Dale "Buddy" Smith of McAllen, TX; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers, Clyde Smith of Refugio, TX, Delmer "Bubba" Smith (Carol) of Georgetown, TX; sisters, Betty Pollock (Dorman) of Channelview, TX, Linda Smith (Alan) of Spring, TX; and sister-in-law Mertis Smith of Wasilla, AK, He is also survived and will be missed greatly by three of Man's Best Friends: two Chihuahuas, Little Bit and Bubba; plus the latest addition to the family, a Great Dane named Duke. He is preceded in death by his parents, Delmer and Healon Smith; brother, Frank "Dubs" Smith; and sister, Kathryn Smith. He was owner of B&S Equipment Sales in San Juan, TX. His many years in the heavy equipment business provided a treasured staff of loyal employees. His honesty and integrity in business earned him lifelong friends, business associates, and customers on both sides of the border. He was beloved and will be missed by many. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no service at this time. Sign the guest book at
Published in The Monitor on May 11, 2014
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