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Henry James Sykes

December 1, 1933 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 84)



Henry James Sykes, 84, of 875 Share Cake Road, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at Duke University Hospital.


A funeral service will be held at 1 P.M., Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at St. Matthews Pentecostal Holiness Church, with Rev. Stanley King officiating.   Interment will follow in the Clinton City Cemetery.


James, born in 1933 in Sampson County, was the son of the late Henry Scott Sykes and Roney Ruth Hall.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Johnnie Bell McCullen Sykes.  He was a retired talented Air Plane Mechanic with the US Air Force and a Veteran of the Vietnam War.


Survivors include; wife, Rebecca Sykes; children, Eddie Sykes and wife Cathy of Clinton and daughter, Debra Newman and husband Scott of Los Angeles, CA; brother, Johnny Sykes and wife Linda of Perry, GA; grandchildren, Heather Sykes and boyfriend, Terrence Parker, Justin Sykes and girlfriend, Tara Knowles, Jayson Newman, Josh Dudley and wife Meagan; great-grandchildren, Luke Parker, Addy Lockwood, Haylee Dudley and Bentlee  Dudley.


The family will receive friends from 6 P.M. – 8 P.M., Monday, December 4, 2017, at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC  28328 and at other times at the home.


Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N Michigan Ave, FL.17, Chicago, IL  60601  or  by visiting


Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Arrangements are by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC  28328.




 Service Information

December 4, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home
118 Fayetteville Street
Clinton, NC 28328

Funeral Service
December 5, 2017

1:00 PM
St. Matthew's Pentecostal Holiness Church
1900 Bradshaw Rd.
Clinton, NC 28328

Interment following funeral service
December 5, 2017

Clinton City Cemetery
103 Raiford St.
Clinton, NC 28328

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