|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2011|
Sylva "Sid" Thurman Stoneking, 88, of Prosser and a former Granger resident, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Prosser.
Sid received his education in Iowa.
Sid was very proud to have served in the U.S. Army during World War II in France and England.
He worked in a 2x4 mill in Morton.
Sid enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling to Wyoming, Missouri, and Arkansas to visit friends and family along the way.
He was a member of the Church of God in Granger.
Sid is survived by five sons, William (Ilene) Stoneking of Mabton, Jerry (Betty) Stoneking of Ferndale, Larry (Retha) Stoneking of Gassville, Ark., Chuck Stoneking of Outlook and Dick (Ilona) Stoneking of Shreveport, La.; one daughter, Doris (Linn) Walker of Toppenish; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine in 1993; one son, Ricky in 1947; his parents; nine siblings; and two great- granddaughters, Shannon Rose in 1992 and Chelsea Amber in 2009.
Graveside funeral services with military honors will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.
Those wishing to sign Sid's on-line memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com
Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.
Sylva "Sid" Thurman Stoneking, 88 of Prosser, formerly of Granger, died Friday.
Mr. Stoneking was born in Chariton, Iowa, and served in the Army during World War II. He worked in a 2x4 mill in Morton.
Survivors include five sons, William Stoneking of Mabton, Jerry Stoneking of Ferndale, Larry Stoneking of Gassville, Ark., Chuck Stoneking of Outlook and Dick Stoneking, both of Shreveport, La.; a daughter, Doris Walker of Toppenish; 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
A graveside funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, with military honors. Arrangements are by Smith Funeral Home.
Geraldine Edna Blair Stoneking (1925 - 1993)*
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