Dykes, Buddy L.

Pastor Of Several Local Churches For Many Years

Monday, February 25, 2013
Buddy Dykes
Buddy Dykes

Rev. Buddy L. Dykes, 71, of Soddy Daisy, died on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

Reverend Dykes ministered for many years at several area churches including Hooker Church of God, Midway Baptist Church and Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Mr. Dykes was preceded in death by parents, Grady and Lillie Dykes; son, Tony Dykes; grandson, Stevie Elrod.

Survivors include wife of 53 years, Wanda Dykes; son, Buddy (Tammy) Dykes; daughters, Connie (Corky) Flerl, Theresa (Steve) Elrod of Soddy Daisy; daughter-in-law, Lisa (Greeson) Dykes of Chickamauga; brothers, Winfred Dykes of Rossville, Bill and Jimmy Dykes of Trenton; sisters, Lois Simmons of Trenton, Joyce York of Athens, Tn.; seven grandchildren and seven great-granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Quillen Thurman and Reverend James Dotson officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton County Memorial Park. 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy Daisy. 

Share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com.


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