Billy Sikes

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Billy Sikes, 87, of Many was born to Ella Belle Payne and A.G. Sikes on July 2, 1930. Bill entered into a peaceful rest on May 4, 2018 after fighting with heart, cancer and kidney problems since December 1996. “I have fought the food fight. I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” He was preceded in death by his parents, A.G. Sikes and Ella Belle Roswell; sister, Linda Hale; and grandson, Billy Ray. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Peggy Sikes; son, Richard Pearson and wife, Marian; special great grandson, Elijah; granddaughter, Kimberly; grandson, Tristan; and numerous relatives and friends in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi, some of those he dearly loved. A special thanks to Doctors V. Pokala, M. Dhawan, and J. Corley. Also the people that took care of him in 2017 and 2018 at Sabine Retirement in Many, and special neighbors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beulah Baptist Chruch in Many or green plants sent to his wife, Peggy, who is currently a resident at Sabine Retirement and Rehab Room 501 965 Fisher Rd., Many, LA 71449. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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