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Jeffery "Jeff" Lee Dykes, Sr.
November 20, 2017
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Memorial Services for Jeff Dykes, 55, of Longview will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Faith Baptist Church in Kilgore with Rev. Scott Thomas officiating. Mr. Dykes passed away November 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born on October 13, 1962 in Orange, Texas to Delvin and Peggy Dykes.

Jeff graduated from Pinecrest Christian Academy in 1980, he worked in the oilfield before meeting his wife and joined the Texas Army National Guard in 1983. He began his career with Hanks Fine Furniture in 1992 which took him from Texas to Arkansas, Alabama, and Florida where he fell in love with the beach. In 2016, he started a family owned and operated business, American Wood Goods, where he enjoyed learning new things about wood working and working so closely with his wife. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Kilgore. Jeff loved spending time with his family and could always be found with a book in his hand and a smile on his face.

He is preceded in death by his father Delvin Dykes of Kilgore.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 34 years, Kim Dykes of Longview; children, Jeffery Dykes, Jr. of San Diego, Heather Kennedy and husband Jordon of Texarkana, Jacob Dykes of Texarkana, and Jessica Dykes of Texarkana; Mother Peggy Dykes of Hallsville; grandchild, Emerson Leigh Kennedy; sisters, Tammy Sherrod and husband Donald of Kilgore, Carla Allen and husband Gary of Hallsville, Rena Dykes of Liberty City, Laura Stanley and husband Keith of Kilgore, and Denver Dykes of Kilgore; brothers, Tony Dykes and wife Gaylynn of Kilgore and Heath Dykes and wife Pam of Montgomery, and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family members.

Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church 2304 Stone Road, Kilgore, Texas 75662.

Jeffery "Jeff" Lee Dykes, Sr.
November 20, 2017
Service Schedule
Memorial Service
Faith Baptist Church
2304 Stone Road
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, December 02, 2017
1:00 p.m.
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Faith Baptist Church
2304 Stone Road
Kilgore, TX 75662




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