Sikes, Wilson

Wilson Davis Sikes, 86, of Morley, Missouri, formerly of Paducah, Kentucky, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center.

He was born August 2, 1932, in Livingston County, Kentucky, to Woodrow Wilson and Ruby Marie Wadley Sikes. He married Coy O. Phillips on November 14, 2004. He was a 1951 graduate of Reidland High School, a master electrician and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He raised his three sons in Paducah and worked for General Tire in Mayfield, Kentucky. He was active in the Shrine Club in Paducah, the Local 665 URW Union in Mayfield, and was a 32nd Degree Mason. After moving to Missouri, he was a founding member of The Church at Morley.

He is survived by his wife, Coy, of Morley; sons, Doug (Kelly) Sikes of Morley, Dave (Paula) Sikes of Paducah, and Duane (Zelma) Sikes of Brussels, Illinois; a sister, Dorothy Turner of Paducah; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother and three sisters.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, November 12, at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Missouri. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the chapel with Bon Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri, with full military honors.


Published 03:26 PM, Thursday Nov. 08, 2018
Updated 03:31 PM, Thursday Nov. 08, 2018

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