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Joshua Llayrron Sykes

November 17, 1974 ~ June 28, 2023 (age 48) 48 Years Old


Joshua Llayrron Sykes was born November 17, 1974, in Huntsville, Texas to Billy, Sr. and Melva Powell Sykes. Joshua departed this life on June 28, 2023, in Conroe, Texas.

Joshua was a stand-out athlete at New Waverly High School and his favorite sport was football. He was grateful to the school district for helping to mold his character. Mr. Alvin Davis was his superintendent and Mr. Truman Goodwin was, principal.

Joshua leaves to cherish his memory, his mother: Melva Sykes, a special friend: Nikki; daughters: Kailee, Desiree, Cheyanne, and Mikayla; son: Bryden; brothers: Rev. Melvin Sykes, Christopher Sykes, and Jason Sykes, and grandparents: Allen and Bobbie Powell.

Joshua will be re-united in death with his father: Billy Sykes and his dear brother: Billy Sykes, Jr.

A host of family and friends will also affectionately cherish his memories.


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Public Viewing
July 14, 2023

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
1305 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Funeral Service
July 15, 2023

11:00 AM
True Vine Missionary Baptist Church
1694 US 190
Huntsville, TX 77340

Interment following funeral service
July 15, 2023

Jasper Memorial Garden Cemetery
FM 2693 at Hawthorne Road
New Waverly, TX 77358


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