January 11, 2006
On January 8, 2006; JAMES EDWARD SYKES; loving husband of Jane (nee Hoffmaster) Sykes; beloved father of Sandra Lee Sykes, James Edward, Jr., Gregory, Renae Sykes and Denise Willis, (son-in-law Charles Willis); adoring grandfather of Michelle Kirby (deceased), Curtis, Shayla, Christian, Dominece, Ronald Jr., Sergio and Wednesday; one great-grandchild; dear brother of Herman, Jr., Napoleon, Larry, Mary Wilkins, Carrie Sykes, Jeannette Atkins and Elaine Laird; two sisters-in-law, Geraldine Mason and Brenda Sykes; also survived by loving nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
September 4, 2005
On August 29, 2005; DAVID BRUCE SYKES, beloved husband of Patricia G. Sykes. On Tuesday, friends may call VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (Randallstown), 8728 Liberty Road from 3 to 8 P.M. On Wednesday, Mr. Sykes will lie instate at Wayland Baptist Church, 3200 Garrison Blvd, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to 410-655-0015.
May 6, 1994
Imagine, for a moment, that you're an aging rock star whose guitarist just helped write and record the biggest album of your career. What would you say to him when he finished cutting the guitar tracks? "Thanks"? "Love ya"? "I couldn't have done it without you"?Try this: "You're fired."Hard to believe,isn't it? But that's what happened to Blue Murder guitarist John Sykes after he helped David Coverdale write and record the multi-platinum 1987 album "Whitesnake.""Me and David, we wrote the songs between us," says Sykes.
April 18, 2006
On April 15, 2006, Mr. TRUXON M. SYKES; beloved brother in-law of Mrs. Frances SYKES and devoted friend to Douglas Bridges. He is also survived by a host of friends. Friends may call at the MARCHFUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300Wabash Avenue on Wednesday, after 8:30 A.M. where family will receive friends on Thursday at 6 P.M. followed by funeral service at 6:30.
September 12, 2004
On September 9, 2004 JOSEPH R. JR., beloved husband of Beatrice (nee Weinreich), devoted father of Dennis and Donald Sykes, devoted father-in-law of Kathy and Karen Sykes, devoted grandfather of Bryan, Angela, Brenda and Benjamin, great grandfather of Brian and Kyrsten. Beloved brother of Sam (Jack) Sykes, Eustis, FL. Funeral from the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road (Overlea) on Monday at 1 P.M. Interment in Zion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Zion United Church of Church.
August 8, 1992
Alice Sykes, who taught in Baltimore schools, died Tuesday of pneumonia at the Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park.A memorial Mass for Mrs. Sykes, who was 89 and lived in Hyattsville, will be offered at 1 p.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, Caroline and Oliver streets.Mrs. Sykes taught in public elementary schools in Baltimore from 1925 until 1927 and again from 1961 until 1968. The former Alice West was a native of Media, Pa., and a 1924 graduate of Temple University.