William Douglas “Doug” Sykes, age 86, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Imogene “Toots” Long Sykes; parents, Cecil Evan and Ethel Holston Sykes; sister, Betty Self.
He is survived by his two daughters, René and Patti Sykes; sister, Delorice Bell; along with several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at their convenience at Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home on Friday, October 23, 2020 from 5 – 7 P.M. or Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. A private family graveside service will be Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Hamblen Memory Gardens with Rev. Travis Porterfield officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Humane Society of Jefferson County.
Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.
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