Boyd Lavelle SykesBenton, AR, 1949 - 2019 0comment
Boyd Lavelle Sykes Sr., 69, of Benton, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on the 5th day of March 2019. He was born in Bauxite, Arkansas on May 20, 1949 to the late Harold Sykes and Katherine Sheridan Sykes. He volunteered at the Senior Adult Centers and local Church Food Banks.
Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Tammy Sykes, son, Jeremiah Lincoln Sykes, younger sisters, Letta Elaine Fernandez and Karen Lynette Lott; sister-in-law, Betty Joyce Cogburn Sykes. Boyd is survived by his five sons, Boyd Lavelle Sykes, Jr. of Benton, Stephen Lynn Sykes and Patrick Leander Sykes of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, James Lewis Sykes and Melvin Lee Sykes of Oklahoma; three grandchildren in Phoenix, Arizona and one grandchild in Pittsburgh, five great grandchildren in Phoenix, one brother, Arlin Sykes of Malvern, two sisters, Charlotte (Danny) Marvel of Benton and Kathy (Jim) Crouch of Sheridan; a host of nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be held at the Benton Senior Adult Center, March 18, 2019, 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Mike Schleider officiating. Burial will follow at Fowler Cemetery in Paron, Arkansas. On line guestbook at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Published March 15, 2019
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Ashby Funeral Home
108 West Narroway, Benton, AR