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Lester Lee Sykes

July 22, 1941 ~ September 23, 2020 (age 79)

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Obituary

Lester Sykes was born on July 22nd, 1941 in Cleveland Ohio, the first of thirteen children born to Althea Riggins Hinton.  He was preceded in death by his mother Althea, Stepfather Roosevelt Hinton, his Parents Alex and Annie Sykes, His sisters Joyce Hayes, and Anne Franklin. He was given his angelic wings of peace on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020. He Leaves to Cherish his memory to his son Branden Sykes, his daughter Alexsandria Sykes, his grandson Malaki, his daughter in law Alexandria Dabney, and Bonus Child Michael Hall. He is survived by his sisters, Barbara Southhall Prichard, Veronica Foster, Mavis Hinton, and Carmela Overton Milton and Katarina Hinton. His brothers Ellis, Karliss, Alwin, and Dean Hinton. A host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Lester was the true definition of an entrepreneur. He has owned several businesses but is known for his limousine services.  He was a man of many talents. He was a drummer and singer in his band called “The Lee Sykes Band”.  He was very passionate about his music. He was a loving and caring father and grandfather. He was loved by many and good light up an entire room with his smile and personality. As a caring man, he would help everyone and loved everyone. He will truly be missed by many.

 

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Services

Public Viewing
Thursday
October 1, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Wake
Friday
October 2, 2020

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Cleveland, OH 44106

Funeral Service
Friday
October 2, 2020

11:30 AM
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Main Location
2165 East 89th Street William F. Boyd Sr. Way
Cleveland, OH 44106

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