Gerald R. Sykes

March 11, 1936 ~ November 28, 2020 (age 84)


Reverend Gerald R. Sykes, 84 of Opelika, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 28, 2020 at his home in Opelika. A funeral service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Central Baptist Church. Visitation will be held one hour before the funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Central Baptist Church.

He is survived by wife Mary K Sykes of 65 years; two daughters Brenda Ramage (Mike deceased) Juanita Sanders (Tony); two grandsons Michael Bell, Jeff Bell; seven great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

His ministry spanned 49 years including 24 years in Opelika at Airview Baptist Church and Central Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Central Baptist Church in memory of Gerald R Sykes.

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December 2, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Central Baptist Church (Opelika, Alabama)

Funeral Service
December 2, 2020

2:00 PM
Central Baptist Church (Opelika, Alabama)

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