James Sikes, 56, of Diboll, was born October 12, 1951, in Lufkin, Texas, and he died Friday, November 30, 2007, in a Lufkin hospital.
Mr. Sikes was a United States Navy veteran, and worked for a retail auto parts store. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his daughters, Tonya Villela of Mississippi, Jamie Jo Sikes of Lufkin; son, Clayton Michael Sikes of Ohio; brother, Larry Sikes of Missouri; sister, Sandra Bray of Lufkin; eight grandchildren; as well as a number of other family members.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home.