Elmer Douglas "Sonnyman" Marcontell

September 10, 1924 - May 24, 2020

Elmer Douglas “Sonnyman” Marcontell, 95, of Thicket, died Sunday, May 24, 2020.  He was born on September 10, 1924, in Saratoga, to Dovie Fuller Marcontell and John Walter Marcontell.  Mr. Marcontell proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and was in the 10th Mountain Division. Elmer was also a Master Mason of Wharton Masonic Lodge #621, A.F. & A.M.

Survivors include his children, Floyd Marcontell and his wife, Bonnie, of Thicket and Sissie Breaux and her husband, Larry, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Carl Metcalf, Chris Breaux, Christie Vandiver, Amy Enloe, David Breaux, Scooter Marcontell, and Dovie Ratcliff; great-grandchildren, Tyler Enloe, Montana Berry, Seth Breaux, Branson Nolan, Dylan Breaux, Mason Ratcliff, Ava Breaux, Gavin Ratcliff, Malia Marcontell, Keyra Metcalf, and Spencer Marcontell; and sister, Juanita Donahoe of Pearland.  He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Pauline Marcontell; son, Walter Marcontell; and brother, Reginald Marcontell.

A gathering of Mr. Marcontell’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His interment will follow at Felps Cemetery, Thicket.  Please observe social distancing guidelines.

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Felps Cemetery

Felps Cemetery
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Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
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Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
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Kathleen Jeffcoat

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Pauline Jones The Ken and Pauline Jones Family

Dear Doug: Thank you for being a very special friend to us for so many years, we made so many good memories together. You are loved and will be missed. ❤The Ken and Pauline Jones family

William (Hub) Whitten

Mr. Elmer and I worked together for years with Continental (Contel) Telephone. Always enjoyed working with him, he was a man of principle and he wanted things right in regard where he had the responsibility.. Not many being made like Mr. Emler. He was a good man and loved his family very much. He will be missed.