John H. Sikes

March 11, 1927 ~ March 27, 2018 (age 91)

John H. Sikes

Age 91, passed away Tuesday March 27, 2018 at Lakewood Nursing Home

Survived by one son John A. (Mary Kay) Sikes of Huntsville, AL; two daughters Ami (Donnie) Burk of Ft. Worth, TX and Debbie (Danny) Thompson of Joliet; grandchildren Kara (Michael) Hankins, Michael (Jessica) Burk, Tracy Thompson, Tammy Thompson, and Elisabeth Sikes; great grandchildren Lane Hankins, Ethan and Reagan Del Toro, Presley, Carter and Mason Burk; three sisters Sylvia Sikes, Rhoda Sikes and Ruby Fuller; one sister-in-law Guila Sikes special niece Jennie Fargo and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his wife Ruth Elaine (Stevens) Sikes; parents Lester and Josephine (McConnell) Sikes; brother Richard Sikes and brother-in-law Norman Fuller

Born in East Otto, NY, living in Joliet since 1982.  Veteran of the Army Air Corps.   Retired from QASAS after 37 years.   Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Joliet Evening Lions Club and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.  John enjoyed traveling, bowling, golf and bridge.  He was a handyman and worked on small carpentry projects. 

Funeral Services will be held, Saturday March 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, with Rev. Matthew Robinson officiating.   Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park.  Visitation Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until time of services.   In lieu of flowers donations to your favorite Veteran’s organization would be appreciated.

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