NOTE - You can read some of Mr. Sykes queries on this Floyd County Rootsweb site.
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CHILLICOTHE, OH: On January 30, 2014, Billy L. Sykes, 66 of Skiver Road, Chillicothe, Ohio (Ross County) was called to his Heavenly home.
He was born March 24, 1947 in Wheelwright, Kentucky (Floyd County) to Burgon and Ella (Moles) Sykes.
He was united in marriage to Nina "Pam" (Hopkins) Sykes who survives.
Also surviving are his loving daughters, Denise (Jerry) Pavey and Renee Woofter; and a loving son, Joseph D. Sykes; four grandchildren whom he adored, Mikey and Zach Woofter and Sarah and Matthew Bell; and his loving sister Betty (Jerry) McCord.
His parents and four brothers, Joel, James, Jackie Dean and Danny Ray Sykes, predeceased Billy.
Billy retired from P. H. Glatfelter Company, Chillicothe, Ohio, after 25 years of service and was a member of United Steelworkers Union (USW), Local 731 .
He was a member of the American Legion post 757 and a Vietnam Veteran having served in the U.S. Army.
He was an avid genealogist.
He was passionate about his lineage and proud of his roots.
Billy was a loving husband, father, brother and papaw.
He loved and adored his family.
He will be greatly missed and loved for eternity.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the BOYER FUNERAL HOME in Waverly, Ohio.
Burial will follow in Salem Ridge Cemetery, Beaver, Ohio. (Pike County)
The American Legion Merritt Post 142, Waverly, Ohio, will conduct graveside military services.
Friends may call at the Boyer Funeral Home 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.www.boyerfuneral.com
Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.www.boyerfuneral.com
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Feb. 2, 2014
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