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Leroy Sykes

November 21, 1931 — October 12, 2021

Leroy Sykes, age 89 of Arnold, Missouri, passed away on October 12, 2021, at his home. He was born November 21, 1931, in Hartshorn, Missouri. He was a Corvette Test Driver for General Motors Company, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean war. He had attended Faith Community Church in House Springs, Missouri. Leroy enjoyed hunting and fishing.

 

Survived by:

 

Daughter-Judy (John) O’Brien, of Arnold, Missouri

Sister-Myrtle Young, of Summerville, Missouri

Sister-Ruby Bradway, of Branson, Missouri

Sister-Juanita Orchard, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Sister- Evelyn Richards, of Cabool, Missouri

 

10 Grandchildren

16 Great Grandchildren

1 Great-Great Grandchild

 

 

Preceded in death by:

 

Father-Oscar Sykes

Mother Gladys Sykes (Steelman)

6 Sisters

2 Brothers

Wife- Genieve Sykes

Son – Keith Sykes

Daughter-Wanda Sykes

Son-Richard Sykes

Son- Roy “Dewayne” Sykes

 

 

Visitation-Tuesday October 19, 2021, from 5 to 8 at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, 103 4th Street Hillsboro, Missouri, 63050.

 

Funeral-Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 9:30 am in the funeral home chapel.

 

Burial-11am at Jefferson Barrack’s National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Memorials to  St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

9:30 - 10:15am (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Chapel.

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Burial

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

11:00 - 11:15am (Central time)

Jefferson Barrack's National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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