John Alvin Sikes

Published 3:57 pm Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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On Monday, April 3, 2023, John Alvin Sikes, formerly from Little Cypress and loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 86.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park.
Born September 16, 1936 in El Campo, Texas, his family moved to Port Arthur, TX when he was 4 years old. John graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1954, and went on to attend Lamar University where he majored in geology his Freshman year.
As a young man, John worked at a variety of places in Port Arthur including Gulf Oil and Jefferson Chemical, eventually making his way to Firestone Chemical where he worked for more than 30 years as a skilled serviceman. While there, John also served as Union Steward and retired in 1995.
John is preceded in death by Victoria Jo Enmon, his much-beloved granddaughter; sister Maureen Sikes Baker; and John Herman Sikes and Rosa Rooker Sikes, parents.
In addition to wife Margaret Massey Sikes, John is survived by daughter Elaine Sikes Jackson and son-in-law Michael of Belton; daughter Jo Ellen Sikes Enmon and son-in-law Victor of Bryan; and daughter Karen Sikes Heitman and son-in-law Tim of Aubrey, TX.
Grandchildren include: Adam Jackson (wife Elisha) of Temple, TX; Jennifer Jackson Webb (husband Spencer) of Belton, TX; James Enmon (wife Stormy) of Vidor, TX; Christin Enmon Hommel (husband Justin) of Katy, TX; namesake John Stone (fiance’ Mehgan) of Little Elm, TX; and Samantha Stone Garcia (husband Paul) of Dallas, TX.

Great-grandchildren include: McKenzie Jackson, Kayleigh Jackson, Jackson Webb, Addison Webb, Corbin Hommel, Adilyn Hommel and Kenzee Kirkland.