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James Dyke Aleshire

November 25, 1937 - July 1, 2012
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J. Dyke Aleshire, 74, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in his home. Dyke was a Sulphur native who attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was a graduate of the Sulphur High School Class of 1956. He owned and operated Air Conditioning Service. He was a member of the Maplewood/Hollywood Lions Club for over 35 years, and a member of the Knights of Columbus for 10 years. He was a member of the Lake Charles Civil Air Patrol and was in their Foreign Exchange Program. Dyke was a founder of the Bayou Bowmen and a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Club. Survivors include his sons, Michael Aleshire and his wife Mary, of Sulphur,...
J. Dyke Aleshire, 74, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in his home.

Dyke was a Sulphur native who attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was a graduate of the Sulphur High School Class of 1956. He owned and operated Air Conditioning Service. He was a member of the Maplewood/Hollywood Lions Club for over 35 years, and a member of the Knights of Columbus for 10 years. He was a member of the Lake Charles Civil Air Patrol and was in their Foreign Exchange Program. Dyke was a founder of the Bayou Bowmen and a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Club.

Survivors include his sons, Michael Aleshire and his wife Mary, of Sulphur, and Mitchell Aleshire and his wife Patricia, of Baton Rouge; sisters, Cynthia "Bunny" Lee of Grapeland, Texas, and Sondra Abrahams and her husband Kenneth, of Lake Charles; brother, Charles Aleshire and his wife Anne, of Fairbanks, Alaska; grandchildren, Megan, Monica, Morgan, Michael and Matthew Aleshire, of Sulphur; mother of his children, Lee David; and special friend, Jackie Mead.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Cynthia Aleshire; sister; Rhonda Johnson; and nephew, Wayne Lee.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 5, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Sulphur. The Rev. Aubrey Guilbeau will officiate. Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Cemetery under the direction of Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday with a scripture service at 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday, all in the funeral home.

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