Harold Lee Sykes

May 23, 1934 ~ April 16, 2021 (age 86)


Harold Lee Sykes passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. He was 87.

Harold graduated from Riverside High School in Avon, MS in 1953.  He retired from Navy after 26 years having served on the USS Saratoga and other ships during his career. He was a Vietnam Veteran. He loved to fish, and get in his truck and just ride. He loved his family, and his dogs very much. 

He is preceded in death by his wife Mary Louise Sykes; his parents Benjamin Francis Sykes and Neomi Earl Mitchell Sykes; his brothers Eugene Sykes and Elmer Floyd Sykes, and his sisters Florence Edna Sykes and Francis Earl Sykes.

Harold is survived by his daughter, Marianne Breland (Randy), his brother, Allen Sykes, his six grandchildren; Peter Scott, Garrett Scott, Dylan Scott, Amber Whittle, Randy Breland, Jr., and Robin Breland, and nine great-grandchildren. 

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Rev. Mike Fields officiating the service. 

Pallbearers will be Nicholas (Nick) Irby, Garrett Scott, Randy Breland, Jr., Peter (Pete) Scott, Joe Whittle, and Dylan Scott.

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Graveside Service
April 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Cedar Hill Cemetery

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