January 21, 1924 ~ January 1, 2004
Robert A. Sykes, 79, passed away January 1, 2004, in Pueblo, Colorado. Survived by his loving wife, Grace Sykes; daughter, Valerie (Darrell) Webb; son, Christopher (Gloria) Sykes, all of Pueblo; sister, Hazel Jones, Clearwater, Florida; and grandchildren, Derek and Zack Webb, Kristen and Cassie Sykes. Preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Barbara Sykes; brothers, Joseph, Richard and James Sykes; and sisters, Katherine Compton and Grace Nisson. Born January 21, 1924, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, Bob was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army and was retired from the Pueblo Documents Distribution Center at the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Bob loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed watching his old movies as well as rooting for his beloved Washington Redskins, who continually frustrated him to no end. His kindness, generosity and unwavering support for his family will be sorely missed. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 5, 2004, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Reverend Father Thomas Adrians officiating. Reception will follow at the Montgomery & Steward Reception Hall. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association through the funeral home.