Larry Jerome Sykes

Sunrise: September 20, 1956

Sunset: April 5, 2018

Larry Sykes, Sr. 61 passed away on April 5, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Melinda M. Sykes; 3 children, Santino, Larissa and Larry Sykes, Jr.; 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren.

Viewing Friday, April 13, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service Saturday, April 14, 2018 12 Noon Bethany Baptist Church 2587 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park Chesapeake, VA

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    Charles Cooper and Family says

    It is a shock to hear of the passing of Larry Sykes. You have our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May God continue to bless you and your family.

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    Evelyn Williamson says

    I was deeply saddened to hear of Larry’s passing. My thoughts are with the family and I pray you will find comfort in your memories in the days ahead. God bless you.

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    Kevin Craft says

    Boss you will be truly missed I just want to thank you for all that you have done for me .Thank You showing me how to be a better person as well as becoming a strong leader. Thank you for sticking by me in some of the toughest times without your toughness and your strong ways of teaching I would not be in the leadership role that I am in Thanks Boss

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    Robin & Willie Ward Jr. says

    My prayers go out to the family and I pray that God gives them strength during this time. May the memories of Larry keep and sustain you.

    God Bless,

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    Valerie Johnson says

    Please accept my deepest condolences. I am praying for strength and comfort for you at this time, and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless

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    Cathy Hubbard Johnson says

    To the wife & family of Larry Sykes:
    It is with heartfelt condolences that I send this message!
    Many of us worked with Larry back in the 1980s when he was Head Custodian (Building Supervisor) at Ghent Elementary. He was a real nice guy and well admired. Occasionally, Our paths would cross and I was always glad to see him. May you find comfort in the wonderful memories of your loved one. Larry will be missed and may he rest in Heavenly care until God gathers us all. God bless each of you!

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    Sallie Cooke says

    I am so saddened by the passing of such a great person. To be absent from here is to be present with the Lord. Larry will truly be missed. He was such a thoughtful and caring person. To Melinda and family, I pray that God sends you comfort and peace during your time of sorrow. May the memories left behind be a source of comfort to you as you mourn such a tremendous loss….

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    Tony Agati says

    A man with a kind soul who showed me the benefits of being nice to people while at the same time keeping my priorities straight. His legacy will continue on with the many of his colleagues.

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    Gwen & Frank Langley says

    Our deepest sympathy to Melinda and family. Larry was always a very nice man and a friend to many. I have known him since early childhood and continued our friendship while employed with NPS for many years. He will be deeply missed by so many people. The Lord will continue to comfort you during this difficult time. May you find the memories of Larry comforting. We will be praying for you. God Bless you…

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    Gwen & Antwon Edwards says

    Our prayers and hearts go out to the Sykes Family.

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    Gwen & Antwon Edwards says

    Our prayers and hearts go out to the Sykes Family.

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    Angela Seymour says

    Such a Great Person! My Condolences to The Family.

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