2013-12-25 / Obituaries

Minus H. Sikes, Jr.

Minus H. Sikes, Jr. of Midville, 67, entered into rest Thursday, December 19, 2013, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He worked at Burke Truck and Tractor for 30 years. He was active in agriculture, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and always loved Friday night poker games.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Patricia Sikes; 2 children, Denise Large (Dillon), and Hud Sikes (Kylie Dorr) all of Midville; a sister, Pearl Braswell of Midville; 4 grandchildren, Amber Keen (Tripp), Diane Smith (James), Kristi Daniels, and Kole Sikes; and 2 great grandchildren, Brooklyn Daniels and Addysen Smith.

Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 20 at the funeral home.

Graveside Services were 2 p.m. Saturday, December 21 at Midville City Cemetery. Rev. David Boggs officiated. Pallbearers were Daniel Hannah, Rob Crockett, Rocky Yelton, Byron Gelderman, Robbie Hannah, and Steve Bunn. Honorary Pallbearers were Wayne Crockett, Joe Law, John Cleve Newton, Tommy Mead, Grady Mobley, Harris Moore, Roy Pope, Carey Cobb, past and present employees of Burke Truck and Tractor, Midville Moccasins, and Friday Night Poker Palace.

Flowers are being accepted; however, the family suggests that memorials be made to Midville First Baptist Church or Edmund Burke Academy Basketball Program.

DeLoach–McKerley Funeral Home & Cremation Service (706-554-3531)

Please join the family in honoring his life by visiting www.deloachfuneralhomes.com

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