William Dykes Obituary

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William Andrew Dykes

January 29, 1960 - July 17, 2013
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William Andrew Dykes, 53, of Millington, passed away at his home, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a firefighter/paramedic with the Bartlett Fire Department. Mr. Dykes, the husband of Collie Holloway-Dykes, also leaves three daughters, Felisha Logan of Memphis, Kimberly Jones of Oakland and Andrea "Dee Dee" Brown of Olive Branch; a son, Logan Dykes of Henderson, TN; a sister, Amelia Smith of Fulton, MS; two brothers, Tommy Dykes of Memphis and Jesse Dykes of MS; his father, William Henry Dykes of Fulton, MS; and five grandchildren, Bruce, Alexis, Kristen, Colby, Jr. and Christopher. He was preceded in death...
William Andrew Dykes, 53, of Millington, passed away at his home, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a firefighter/paramedic with the Bartlett Fire Department. Mr. Dykes, the husband of Collie Holloway-Dykes, also leaves three daughters, Felisha Logan of Memphis, Kimberly Jones of Oakland and Andrea "Dee Dee" Brown of Olive Branch; a son, Logan Dykes of Henderson, TN; a sister, Amelia Smith of Fulton, MS; two brothers, Tommy Dykes of Memphis and Jesse Dykes of MS; his father, William Henry Dykes of Fulton, MS; and five grandchildren, Bruce, Alexis, Kristen, Colby, Jr. and Christopher. He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma Dykes and an uncle, Tommy O. Davis. A celebration of life service for Mr. Dykes will be at 2 p.m., Friday, July 26 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Rd. The gathering of friends and family will begin at 1 p.m. Mr. Dykes graciously donated his body to the Medical Education Research Institute (M.E.R.I.). Memorial gifts may be made to either M.E.R.I or to the . Online condolences may be made at www.memphisfuneralhome.net

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