WINDER - Robert J. Sykes, 69, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013.
A native of Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Jack and Kathryn Hall Sykes. He was a retired manager with Wal-Mart and was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife Judith M. Sykes; daughter, Debora L. King; son, Steven J. Sykes; sister, Marcy Sykes; brother, Melvin Sykes; brothers, Johnny Sykes and Leroy Sykes; granddaughters, Jennifer King and Janie Stevenson and husband Robbie Stevenson; and a great-granddaughter, Nataleigh Stevenson.
A memorial service was held Sunday, February 24, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Athens with the Rev. Norbert Hahn, Ph.D. officiating.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice House, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.