OBITUARY

Terry Wayne Sykes

September 4, 1956June 6, 2019
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The Sykes family of Georgia and surrounding states announces with deep sorrow the sudden death of their beloved brother, son and husband.

Mr. Terry Wayne Sykes was 62 years of age and passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born on September 4, 1956 in Paris, TN. Terry is gone too soon and is greatly missed. Terry was a loving man who never met a stranger. He loved his family dearly and is described as selfless man with a huge heart. He was an active member of his Church for 8 years. He really enjoyed being a part of the church and always helped when he could. The church relied on him for practically everything that needed to be done and he gave all his time, money and effort to see the work of God move forward. Terry was well organized and very punctual. He was a fantastic cook and loved to host cookouts. He could not sit still and always had to be doing something. He also enjoyed attending many sporting events.

Terry is survived by his loving and beautiful wife, Judith; his two children, Trevor and Hadassah; his parents, Harold and Betty Sykes; his brothers, Rick (Sue) Sykes, Gary (Michelle) Sykes, and Frank (Lisa) Sykes; his sisters, Debbie Nieto and Donna (Buz) Busby; and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and loved ones.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, the family requests that you please DONATE MONEY to his wife to help with his daughter’s education and upkeep.

The family, friends and well-wishers visitation is set on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10 am in the Rosehaven Chapel with Michael William officiating. The graveside will take place following the service at Rose Haven Cemetery.

Those who wish to express their condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246

Services

  • Visitation Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 15, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, June 15, 2019

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Terry and Anne Stone

June 16, 2019

We are in prayer for the family. You have been lifted up by our church and we pray for say travel as well for all who are traveling.
I can only say that life is not easy and this tragedy makes it worse, but over time with family, friends and church it will become tolerable..
Love

Deannda Furr

June 14, 2019

My condolences to the entire Sykes family during this time of loss. My heart is hurting for your entire family. Praying for all of you. Judy - special prayers are going up for you right now.

Sincerely,
Deannda Furr

Misty Evans

June 14, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to Mr. Sykes family. I got the pleasure to get to know him a few years ago when his daughter was in my class. He was such a sweet and caring father who adored his little girl. Hadassah, you will be in my prayers.

Khamyra Sykes

June 10, 2019

In loving memory of my Dad, I have gained a guardian angel. Love your daughter Khamyra ❤

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Biography

The Sykes family of Georgia and surrounding states announces with deep sorrow the sudden death of their beloved brother, son and husband.

Mr. Terry Wayne Sykes was 62 years of age and passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born on September 4, 1956 in Paris, TN. Terry is gone too soon and is greatly missed. Terry was a loving man who never met a stranger. He loved his family dearly and is described as selfless man with a huge heart. He was an active member of his Church for 8 years. He really enjoyed being a part of the church and always helped when he could. The church relied on him for practically everything that needed to be done and he gave all his time, money and effort to see the work of God move forward. Terry was well organized and very punctual. He was a fantastic cook and loved to host cookouts. He could not sit still and always had to be doing something. He also enjoyed attending many sporting events.

Terry is survived by his loving and beautiful wife, Judith; his two children, Trevor and Hadassah; his parents, Harold and Betty Sykes; his brothers, Rick (Sue) Sykes, Gary (Michelle) Sykes, and Frank (Lisa) Sykes; his sisters, Debbie Nieto and Donna (Buz) Busby; and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and loved ones.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, the family requests that you please DONATE MONEY to his wife to help with his daughter’s education and upkeep.

The family, friends and well-wishers visitation is set on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10 am in the Rosehaven Chapel with Michael William officiating. The graveside will take place following the service at Rose Haven Cemetery.

Those who wish to express their condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246