OBITUARY

James Dyke Aleshire

November 25, 1937July 1, 2012

J. Dyke Aleshire, 74, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in his home.

Dyke was a Sulphur native who attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was a graduate of the Sulphur High School Class of 1956. He owned and operated Air Conditioning Service. He was a member of the Maplewood/Hollywood Lions Club for over 35 years, and a member of the Knights of Columbus for 10 years. He was a member of the Lake Charles Civil Air Patrol and was in their Foreign Exchange Program. Dyke was a founder of the Bayou Bowmen and a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Club.

Survivors include his sons, Michael Aleshire and his wife Mary, of Sulphur, and Mitchell Aleshire and his wife Patricia, of Baton Rouge; sisters, Cynthia "Bunny" Lee of Grapeland, Texas, and Sondra Abrahams and her husband Kenneth, of Lake Charles; brother, Charles Aleshire and his wife Anne, of Fairbanks, Alaska; grandchildren, Megan, Monica, Morgan, Michael and Matthew Aleshire, of Sulphur; mother of his children, Lee David; and special friend, Jackie Mead.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Cynthia Aleshire; sister; Rhonda Johnson; and nephew, Wayne Lee.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 5, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Sulphur. The Rev. Aubrey Guilbeau will officiate. Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Cemetery under the direction of Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday with a scripture service at 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday, all in the funeral home.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 4, 2012
  • Rosary Service Wednesday, July 4, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 5, 2012
REMEMBERING

James Dyke Aleshire

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BETTY WELCH BROWN

August 4, 2012

TO DYKE'S FAMILY AND JACKIE,SO SORRY
ABOUT DYKES PASSING,SEEMS LIKE I HAD KNOWN HIM FOREVER.HE WAS AGOOD FRIEND.
MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU

Marty and Connie Bee

July 10, 2012

our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dyke was our A/C repairman and he will be greatly missed. He fought a long battle with cancer.

Bubba Bertrand

July 8, 2012

Rest in peace

July 7, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to the Aleshire family. Dyke will surely be missed.

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Anthony, Dena, Mike, Joe, and Jeff

Larry Rock

July 2, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with Dyke's family. I know that he battled cancer for a long time and I am glad that he is at rest now. May light perpectually shine upon him.

Larry & Pat Rock (Richmond, VA)

Tena Boykin

July 2, 2012

Michael, although I never had the pleasure of meeting your Father, his strength and courage were evident in the dignity with which he handled this battle. His character evident in the life that you live everyday. My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family during this most difficult time.

Bridget Morrill

July 2, 2012

We will miss you a lot. I will miss your jokes and sense of humor. I am glad you aren't suffering anymore but sad to see you go.

FROM THE FAMILY
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