Donald “Grumps” Sikes, Sr

Hephzibah, GA – Donald “Grumps” Sikes, Sr, 51, husband of Diana M. Sikes, entered into rest Monday, November 2, 2020, at his home.

Private funeral services will be held in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Gainus Sikes officiating.

Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Sikes was born in Savannah, and was self-employed as a floor covering installer and was a member of Believers Fellowship.  He was an avid fisherman, a Georgia Bulldogs Football fan and was a member of the Dixie Classic Bowling League at Masters Bowling Lane.  His nickname “Grumps” came from his granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Sikes, Jr; his mother, Mary Vaughn, and stepfather, Leighton Vaughn; his nephew, Christopher Lee Reynolds; and his brother in law, Benny Mayton.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his father and stepmother, Pastor Gainus Sikes and Chong Sikes; his son, Daniel Sikes (Cassi); his grandchildren, Haidyn, Lillian, and Raelynn; his brothers, Gainus Sikes, Jr (Tammy), Brian Keith Sikes, Sr (Krissie), and Matthew Sikes (Lynze); his sisters, Lisa Mann, and Cindy McElligot (Kevin); his sisters in law, Bonnie Sikes, Jenny Sikes, Brenda McGuire (Thomas), and Lisa Mayton; and his brother in law, Brian Mann; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Gainus Sikes, Jr, Brian Keith Sikes, Sr, Thomas McGuire, Sr, Thomas McGuire, Jr, Josh McGuire, Randall McGuire, Brian Sikes, Jr, Mason Sikes, Guy Reynolds, Britton Sikes, Brian Mann, and Cody McGuire.

The family will receive friends Thursday, November 5, 2020, from 2:00 until 5:00 PM at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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