Willie Sykes passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the age of 69. He was born in Canfield, LA to Sidney and Glynzia Sykes and has been a resident of Madera for 50 years. Willie worked as a carpenter in construction for 36 years. After his retirement he went to work for Madera Unified School District.
Willie was preceded in death by his father Sidney, and his brothers, Douglas, Roy, Robert and Luther. He is survived by his wife Cynthia Sykes, his mother Glynzia Sykes, his two sons, Willie Sykes, Jr. and Aaron Sykes all of Madera, his three daughters, Casandra Sykes of Manteca, Alexandria Sykes of Madera, Alifia Young of Fresno, his four sisters, Maxine Sykes Aralu of Nevada, Idella Jones of Madera, Shirley Strother of San Jose and Glenda Pierce of Madera. He also leaves behind two grandchildren, La Priece and Al-Nisa.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. followed by a Funeral service at 12:00 P.M. also at Jay Chapel, Madera, CA
Interment at Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA
Remembrances may be made to, Hinds Hospice Home, 1416 W. Twain, Fresno, CA 93711