US Army

Jimmy R. Dykes

March 27, 1950 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 70)


         A Memorial Graveside Service for Jimmy R. Dykes, 70, of Crosby, Texas, a former resident of Zavalla, Texas, will be held Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Kitchens Cemetery in Zavalla with Bro. Jackson Colwell officiating.

          Mr. Dykes was born March 27, 1950 in Lufkin, Texas, the son of M. H. Dykes and Ruby Mae (Mooneyham) Dykes, and died Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Baytown, Tx.

          Mr. Dykes served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War with the 101st Airborne Division. He Dearly loved his family. Mr. Dykes was a good man, and an extremely hard worker.

          Mr. Dykes is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rosie Marie (Zatopek) Dykes of Crosby, TX; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Carol Hanson of Crosby, TX; son and daughter-in-law, James “Bubba” and Michele Dykes of Houston, TX; daughter, Mary “Sissy” Dykes of Baytown, TX; grandson and wife, Blake and Rebekah Hanson; granddaughter, Bianca Hanson; grandson, Brendon Dykes; grandson, Max Ainsworth-Dykes; 3 great-granddaughters; brother, Billy Dykes of Zavalla; along with nieces and nephews.

          He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Peggy Mott.

          Honorary Pallbearers will be Junior Dykes, Darrell Dykes, Chris Runnells, Lenn Runnells, and Henry Williams

          Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.

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Graveside Service
May 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Kitchens Cemetery
FM 376
Zavalla, TX 75980

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