Otis "Sonny" Dakan

November 28, 1931 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 89)


Otis “Sonny” Roy Dakan, 89, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away in Odessa, Texas, on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Sonny was born on November 28, 1931, in Wink, Texas to Otis Harry and Helen (Murz) Dakan. Sonny is survived by his wife, Rayla Dakan; sons: Joe Dakan and Kyle Bump. Sonny was preceded in death by son: Danny.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service will be at 1:00 PM, January 13, 2021, at Jal City Cemetery, Jal, New Mexico, Pastor Howell Scott officiating. Condolences may be expressed online at

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January 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Denton-Wood Funeral Home
1001 N. Canal Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220

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