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Joseph William Sykes Sr.

April 22, 1942 ~ May 15, 2021 (age 79)


Joseph William Sykes Sr., 79, of Broad Creek, passed away on Saturday,  May, 15, 2021 at his home.

The family will hold a private service at a later date.

William is survived by his beloved wife of almost 48 years, Lola Sykes; children, Julie Sykes and Joseph "Jay" William Sykes Jr.; grandchildren, Mikayla Sykes, Matthew Morton, and Avida Sykes; brothers, James Sykes and Jodie Sykes; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Milton Sykes Sr. and Louise Davis Barrows; siblings, Tommy Barrows, Judy Sykes, Jerry Sykes, Larry Sykes, Joanne Morton, and Moncita Christopher; and son-in-law, T.G. Morton.

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Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.

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