Jay Sikes

January 4, 1927 - June 21, 2020

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SIKES Jay O., loving father of David, Page, Stephen Sikes, grandfather of Christopher (Chasity) Metz and Jennifer Landrum, Carey and Brian Sikes, great-grandfather of three, and husband to the late Ann R. Sikes.
Jay was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Dr. Clayton R, Sikes Sr. and brother, Dr. Clayton R. Sikes Jr.

Jay served in the United States Navy during the WWII and the Korean war. He enlisted by finishing high-school early. He is a retiree of the Chatfield (Mead) Paper Corporation where he excelled in sales. In retirement, he volunteered at Christ Hospital Patient Customer Service for over 20 years and H & R Block doing tax returns for seniors for many years as well. Jay was a member of Wyoming Golf Club and an avid golfer, achieving 5 Hole in Ones. He was a beloved resident of Marjorie P. Lee retirement community.  He loved vacationing at his family cottage on Lake Leelanau, MI where he spent most every summer since he was a teen. He passed on this love of Lake Leelanau to his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Jay Passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020, at the age 93 and will be missed by all his friends and family. A private service will be held in honor of Jay Sikes. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jay's honor to Hospice of Cincinnati or Marjorie P. Lee.


Bob - Jun 29, 2020
David, Page & Steve, On behalf of the Bottenhorn family... Our condolenances to you and your family in this time of great loss.
Stephanie Waldrop - Jun 28, 2020
Page, I am so sorry for the passing of your dad. My condolences to you and your brothers, and your entire family.
Pete Thompson - Jun 27, 2020
My condolences to Page, David, and Steve and the entire family. Many good memories of Mr. Sikes from when our families were neighbors on Central Terrace in Wyoming.
Jim Barre - Jun 27, 2020
My sincere condolences to Jay’s family and to Page. I had the pleasure of being able to enjoy Jay’s company while playing golf with him on numerous occasions. He was a great man. RIP.
Don Marcello - Jun 25, 2020
Jay,rest in peace.
Hamberg Family - Jun 25, 2020
Our loving thoughts and prayers to all the members of the Sikes family. May all his kindness live on in you...