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Marty "Hump" Sykes

January 22, 1963 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 57)


Marty “Hump” Sykes, 57, of Lenox, Tennessee died on Thursday, September 3, 2020 in Troy, Ohio.

Born on January 22, 1963 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Wilburn “Roughhouse” Sykes and Dema Stafford Sykes Baggett. He was a driver with Averitt Trucking Company and an avid fisherman and drag racing participant.

Funeral services for Mr. Sykes will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.  Officiating this service will be Rev. Jerry Stafford and Rev. Mike Autry. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Visitation for Mr. Sykes will be Monday from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He is survived by two daughters, Amanda Blair Sykes of Mobile, Alabama and Marti Ann Sykes of Lenox, Tennessee; his mother, Dema Sykes Baggett of Lenox, Tennessee; one sister, Mandy Kidd (Bruce) of Lenox, Tennessee; one brother, Kenny Sykes of Lenox, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Carlee Walton, Heath Walton and Hunter Walton and one great-grandson, Weslynn North.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one sister, Tammy Sykes Heathcott.

Honoring Mr. Sykes as pallbearers will be Greg Hardin, Joseph Hardin, Tim Hardin, Kenneth “Cannonball” Childress, Faron Cruz, Daniel Walton, Darrell Reed and Roger Robbins.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.come. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Marty “Hump” Sykes.

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September 7, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

Funeral Service
September 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home
239 East Main Street
Newbern, TN 38059

September 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Fairview Cemetery
Shelby Drive
Dyersburg, TN 38024

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