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Chillicothe, Missouri 64601
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Heritage Funeral Home

3141 N. Washington

Chillicothe, MO 64601

(660) 646-6600


 Ronnie was born January 28, 1942 in rural Dawn, MO to Forrest and Lela

Elaine Williams Sykes.  He spent his entire life residing in Carroll

County MO.

On August 30, 1959 he married Wanda Mae Nichols at the Breckenridge

Baptist Church in Breckenridge, MO.  She survives of the home.

Ronnie spent his entire life farming.  He was a member and deacon of Enon

Baptist Church.  Ronnie enjoyed going to tractor pulls and steam shows.

He enjoyed reading and fishing. The highlight of Ronnie's life was

spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and

great-grandchildren. Ronnie enjoyed reminiscing and looking at old

pictures around his kitchen table.

Ronnie is survived by his wife Wanda of the home, three sons, Mark Sykes

(Teresa), Mitch Sykes (Junita) Dawn, MO, Marty Sykes (Heather) St Joseph,

MO and one daughter Valerie Gramenz (Danny) Chillicothe, MO; ten

grandchildren, Kelly (Juliane), Lucas (Shatia), Maresa, Patrick (Suzi),

Brandon (Amber), Isaac and Allison Sykes, Alexis Boyles (Chad), Kyle

(April), and Steffany Gramenz; fourteen great-grandchildren; four brothers

Jack Sykes (Sharon) Kearney MO, Leon Sykes, Dawn, MO, Robert Sykes (Carol

Ann) Overland Park, KS, Joel Sykes (Jamie) Kearney, MO and one sister

Charlotte Sykes (Al Hightower) Chevy Chase, MD; several nieces and nephews

and many cousins.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Elaine Sykes, one

son, Mike Sykes, and his grandparents.

Memorials in honor of Ronnie Sykes may be made to the Enon Baptist Church

or Enon Cemetery and left at or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N

Washington, Chillicothe, MO  64601.  On-line condolences may be left at


Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at

Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

at Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO

There will be a private family graveside at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home.

William Norman Riggs Mon June 06, 2016
Ronnie Elwood Sykes Sat May 28, 2016
Maxine A. (Erisman) BeVelle Thu May 26, 2016
Marjorie Louise (Searcy) Parks Sat May 21, 2016
Benjamin Gladstone Timmons Fri May 20, 2016
Everett Edwin Haynes Tue May 03, 2016
Robert Dean Muller Thu April 21, 2016
Tama Lee Barnes Mon April 11, 2016
Grace Irene (Burggraaf) Booth Mon March 28, 2016
Saundra Eileena (Buchanan) McLean Sun March 27, 2016

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