William D Sykes

November 18, 1963July 8, 2019

William Darnell Sykes, age 55 of Ellenwood, GA passed away on July 8, 2019. He was born on November 18, 1963 in Emporia, VA. He was a 1982 graduate of Deer Park High School and a graduate of Delhi College in Syracuse, NY. William joined the U.S Army in 1984 and went on to serve his country for 23 years. He was a member of the Masonic order, PHA pride of Leesville and the order of Eastern Star. He enjoyed fishing, riding his Harley motorcycle and spending time with his family. He was a fanatic Saints fan. All who know and love him will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his three brothers; Lawrence Percell Sykes (his twin), Jessie James Disnuite and Joseph Harold Disnuite.

He leaves to cherish his memory his father, Lawrence (Bonita) Sykes of Maryland; his mother, Brenda Sykes of Georgia; his wife, Dedria Sykes of South Carolina; his sisters; Joyce (Bernard) Morrison of Georgia and Lauren Sykes of Maryland, his three children; Martell (Inga) Sykes of Ft. Bragg, NC, Evan Sykes of Virginia, and Kamryn Sykes of South Carolina, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 6 PM to 7 PM at Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel located at 376 Fairview Rd in Stockbridge, GA. Interment will take place at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA at a later date.


18 July

Committal Service

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Georgia National Cemetery

1080 Scott Hudgens Drive
Canton, GA 30114


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 13, 2019


William D Sykes

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Reginald Adams

July 11, 2019

My memory of Sykes was during PT at Fort Polk, La was he was a little chubby but could run his but off till the morning came.

SFC Adams, Reginald