January 20, 1947 ~ September 24, 2022

Born in: Beaumont, TX
Resided in: College Station, TX

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Dwight David Toney, “DD”, as he was known by Family and Friends, went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 24, 2022. He passed at home peacefully surrounded in love and prayers by his family. DD was born on January 20, 1947 in Beaumont, TX, the son of Reynold Arthur and David Esther (Lilley) Toney.

Dwight graduated from Tuloso Midway High School in 1965. DD attended Sul Ross University in Alpine, TX where he played football for one year before transferring to Texas A&M and joining the Corps of Cadets. While still a student at A&M, DD married the love of his life, Sharon Gayle Anderson, on August 17, 1968.

Dwight graduated from Texas A&M University in 1970 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army. After attending flight school and assigned to fly the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey’s), DD was deployed to Vietnam in 1972 to serve one tour of duty. DD served nine years in the Army before deciding to settle down in Katy, TX and raise his family. Dwight and Sharon celebrated life together for 54 years. DD loved Texas A&M Athletics, Baseball, Softball, Hunting and spending time with his wife, kids and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ronnie Jean Fort, and his brother, Reynold Arthur Toney, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Toney; son, Kelly Toney and wife Kelli Ann Toney; daughter, Shelley Gaynell (Toney) Batson and husband David Batson; grandchildren, Brady David Toney, Bryce James Toney, Britt Kelly Toney, Smith Scott Toney, Wesson Loraine Toney and Brynn Gayle Batson; great grandchild, Hallie Rae Toney and her mom, Somali Rabang; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Dwight on Friday, September 30th at Christ Church, 4201 TX Hwy 6, College Station, TX with the viewing from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM followed by the service at 1:00 PM CT. Interment will follow at the Aggie Field of Honor, 3800 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, College Station, TX.

Those who wish to remember Dwight in a special way may make gifts in his memory to VOOM Foundation, 1602 Rock Prairie Rd, Ste. 130A, College Station, TX 77845.

Arrangements are entrusted to Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

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  1. Rest In Peace Dwight. Being a classmate of yours I always admired you. You were always kind to all people around you, strong, classy, handsome and very intelligent. I wish I had known you a lot better during our high school years.

  2. I recall Dwight from high school. I was a couple grades below him and I remember he was a fantastic football player. If memory serves me right he and Jim Farley went to Sul Ross together. My sincere condolences in your loss, may Gods love comfort the family during this very difficult time.

  3. Dwight was in the class one below mine. He was one of my best friends in high school and we kept up with each other while we both attended different colleges. He and his entire family were always great and would help out any person that they knew.

    He will be missed by many people, and our payers are out for all his family members.

    He really had a great caring attitude about everybody.

  4. Dearest Sharon and all of your precious family,
    There are no words to help you at this most difficult time. You all have lost a piece of your heart! We have such good memories of Dwight and your family. There are lots of prayers and love coming your way. Know that you are surrounded by our Heavenly God. He will be by your side and you will feel His presence. Tommy and I will be praying for peace and know our love ❤️ is with each one of you.
    Mickie and Tommy Angerame

  5. The Toney Family:

    Thank you for sharing Dwight’s life with the world today. I enjoyed the short time that I knew Dwight but he is present in Kelly. I love you brother. I loved Dwight as a brother in christ and veteran. May the Lord extend his grace and peace to you and your family……..

  6. Sharon and Family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. God was ready to call him home where he is free of pain and suffering. Remember when someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. I hope you can feel my virtual hug, dear cousin Sharon.

  7. Dwight has been a joyful and dedicated friend over a good many years, I know he is in a better place now and his troubles have been washed away by the grace of our Father. My soul aches for Dwight’s family and friends, but we are all better people having known and experienced this gentle friend. Thank you Kelly for your friendship and allowing me to be in the orbit of your dad. Blessings and love for you all. Ed

  8. Some are taken far too soon…
    Dearest Toney Family,
    I have only the best memories of Dwight, and family over many years on various athletic fields and get togethers while we all lived in Katy.
    I know he will be greatly missed. Your family has our prayers and sincere condolences.
    Sharon Buss and Family

  9. I feel blessed to have known Dwight. Such a warm, supportive man, who clearly led an exemplary life. He will be missed!

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