James Sikes

Died: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
Location: Vidalia Chapel

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
Location: Vidalia Chapel

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Mr. James Sikes, age 78, of the Ohoopee Community, died peacefully early Sunday morning, January 26, 2020 at his residence after a sudden illness. James was a native of Cobbtown and a life-long resident of Toombs County. James was a retired carpenter by trade and was Baptist by faith.  James was an avid coon hunter and enjoyed being outdoors.

James is preceded in death by his parents Quillion and Jenny Mae Sikes as well as fourteen brothers and sisters.

James is survived by his loving and adoring wife of 59 years, Christine Sikes, of the Ohoopee Community; Two sons, Greg (Teresa) Sikes, of Lyons, Christopher (Amber) Galbreath, of Cedar Crossing; Two daughters, Beverly (Ivy) Toole of Lyons, and Priscilla Sikes, of Lyons; Two brothers, Carl Sikes, of Cobbtown, and Goodboy Sikes, of Normantown; One sister, Janie Sizemore, of North Augusta, South Carolina; Four grandchildren, Jordan, DeAnne, Jamie and Chris; And three great-grandchildren, Tabitha, Will, and Alexis. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday January 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Vidalia Chapel of Ronnie L Stewart Funeral Service.  Reverend Jimmy Dupree will be officiating.  Interment will follow at Ohoopee Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday January 28, 2020 from 6pm to 8pm, in the Vidalia chapel of Ronnie L Stewart Funeral Service.

Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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Keith Messer
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
Rest in peace, My old friend,Will miss talking with you from time to time.One of the best Friends i have ever known, Full of laughs, And a great spirit for life. And yeah He loved hearing them dog's Tree. James Old Friend , You now have the best woods to Hunt and the best Dog's. See you again One Day Soon Buddy.

patsy wilds wallace
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
So sorry to hear of the passing of James. Prayers for Christine and family. My brother, John (PeeWee) Wilds will miss him dearly as he and James were best buddies going coon dog hunting all these years. May you have comfort in the days to come. Pat and Bill Wallace

Allen and Diane Heatherington
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
Prayers for your family. You will be missed.

Joe Harden
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
Mr. James you will be greatly missed.

Marilyn(BUG) Faircloth
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
Christine and family, my heart is broken for the loss of your Husband,Daddy, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Uncle. He was such a good man, I’ve been knowing them for so long. Christine you have always been like family to me ❤️
I’m so sorry I can’t make it to the services, but your are in my prayers and my heart. 😥💔

Randall & Sherri F. Cooper
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
Praying God will give you peace and comfort.

   Posted Mon January 27, 2020

Small Spathiphyllum was sent by Robert .

To the Sikes Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Love, Robert & Brenda Kitchenmaster

Wynelle Dees Batton
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
You all are in my thoughts and prayers!

Sue Rustin Grisham
   Posted Tue January 28, 2020
Beverly and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your sudden loss. May you all find comfort in your happy memories as a family. God bless you and give you strength.

Sydney and Bruna Clifton
   Posted Tue January 28, 2020
So sorry to hear of James passing. Our condolences to Greg and his family.

Linda & Buddy Love
   Posted Tue January 28, 2020
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Love you Chris

Tony and Vickie Sims
   Posted Tue January 28, 2020
We send our thought and prayers to all of you. James was a good friend to us both. We will miss him greatly.

Paula Jones
   Posted Tue January 28, 2020
Christopher, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. He had to be a good man since you have turned out as wonderful as you have.
We love you,
Paula Jones
Vince Jones
Krysta Jones Rushing

Hellen Kersey
   Posted Wed January 29, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with Christine and the family on the loss of James. May God give you strength and peace today and always. I love you all and wish that I could be with you today.


Barbara Trull
   Posted Wed January 29, 2020
May God continue his blessings on each of you as you travel the days ahead. Keep the wonderful memories in your heart that you have received throughout your years together. My thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort go out to each family member and friend.

Marcia Moore
   Posted Wed January 29, 2020
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories give you comfort and peace during this time of loss.

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