J.B. Sykes

J.B. Sykes, 88, of Waco, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019.

Visitation: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend, in Waco.

Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 18, at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Dawson Cemetery near Hubbard.

J.B. was well-liked and loved and was friendly and talkative. He worked for 35 years as a meat cutter for H.E.B. He was a former member of Chalk Bluff Baptist Church.

J.B. was preceded in death by his wife Jessie Flay Sykes; daughter, Wanda Sykes; brother, James W. Sykes; and sisters, Wanda Shipley and Bernice Hecker.

Survivors include sons, Ralph C. Lewis, of Waco and Roy C. Lewis and wife, Romana of Bay City; granddaughters, Marcie Mound and husband, Mike of Georgia, Mica Allgood and husband, Jody of Brownwood and Robin Puryear and husband, Jerry of Spring; great-grandchildren, Corbin, Jayton, Marissa and McKenzie; one great-great-granddaughter, Marylou; sister-in-law, Loraine Sykes; and niece, Karen Fulcher.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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Condolence Messages

  1. Sharon Allgood :

    We will all miss you Grandpa enjoyed my phone conversations with you, you were one of a kind and I loved you and Grandma.

  2. Mr. Sykes will truly be missed, I loved my visits with him. Each time I look at the old door he gave me I will think of him. Sykes family you are in my prayers.

    Nurse Crystal

  3. So sorry to hear of the passing of J.B. He was always a delight to visit with and loved his family dearly. Many enjoyable times and memories with J.B. & Jessie along with my mother and Aunt Janie in Chalk Bluff. Thoughts and prayers are with you at the loss of this dear man.

    Eddie Massey

  4. A great man of God who loved everyone. He loved “short” phone conversations but was always calling to check on those he loved. He is rejoicing in heaven with his savior and those who have gone ahead and who have been waiting for him. REJOICE for him as you also grieve for his loved ones still awaiting that glorious day

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