Dewey Gerald Sykes Sr., 72, of Bladenboro passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Raymond Sykes and Lucille Russ Sykes and one brother, David Raymond Sykes. Gerald leaves behind his wife, Elois Sykes of the home, one son, Dewey Sykes Jr. of Bladenboro; two sisters: Mickey Durden of Bladenboro; Brenda Sykes of Bladenboro; and two grandchildren: Tiffany Sykes and Trey Hudson.
Gerald was a hardworking, loving man who adored his family. He was a truck driver by trade and a Ford fan tried and true. Gerald loved to talk with people especially about trucks and his dog Freddie. He enjoyed every visitor that came by to see him. His warm smile and sense of humor will forever be missed.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm on Friday, November 15th at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Funeral service will be held at 2 pm in the chapel with Rev. Freddie Edwards and Rev. James Nobles officiating. Burial will follow the services in the Allen Cemetery off of Marsh Rd in Bladenboro.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Community Hospice for all of their love and care during his sickness.
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