Johnny Oliver Dalby

Published 2:50 pm Thursday, July 19, 2018

Johnny Oliver Dalby, 87, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur, Texas.

Johnny was born July 5, 1931 in Port Neches, Texas to Willie Waymond Dalby and Rosalie Powell Dalby.

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He was a lifelong resident of Port Neches and retired from Gulf Oil as a Water Treatment Operator with 37 years of service.

Johnny graduated from Lamar University with an associate degree in air conditioning and refrigeration.

He was a business entrepreneur consisting of Dalby-Williams Air Conditioning, Double D Catering, Licensed Auctioneer, Concessionaire known for his World Famous Johnny O’s Lemonade and Elephant Ears, Ultimate Limo, and BJ Transport.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church Port Neches, Port Neches Masonic Lodge # 1163, Galveston Scottish Rite 32 Degree, El Mina Shrine, and Crystal Beach Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean conflict.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches.

Johnny is survived by his wife of 66 years, Kathleen Dalby of Port Neches, Texas; daughters, Sabrina Dalby Clements of Houston, Texas, Melana Lea Dalby and spouse John Gordon Elkins of Houston, Texas; brothers, Billy Dalby and wife Betty Ann of Nederland, Texas, Bobby Joe Dalby and wife Wanda of Flower Mound, Texas; granddaughter, Story Dalby Clements; sister-in-law, Linda Morvant of Lumberton, Texas; brother-in-law, Terry Rahar and wife Barbara of Newton, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dear friend and business partner, Brad Corley and numerous friends from all walks of life.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Burn Hospital for Children, 815 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550.