Benjamin Silva, 49, of
Toppenish died Saturday, June 2, 2007, at Toppenish Community Hospital.
He was born on March 31,
1958, the son of Domingo and Guadalupe (Gonzalez) Silva in Texas. Benjamin
spent his early years in Texas and later moved with his family in 1968 to
He is survived by two
sisters, Oralia Hernandez of Grandview and Maricela Garcia of Sunnyside; three
brothers, Eleazar Silva of Grandview and Leonardo Silva, both of Grandview, and
Pedro Sandoval of California; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, Domingo and Guadalupe Silva; and two brothers, Vicente Silva and
Viewing and visitation will
be held Tuesday, June 5, 2007, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home,
Sunnyside. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.