April 23, 1964 - February 13, 2021
On February 13, 2021, Mr. Russell Kevin Dykes, passed away peacefully in his home in Slidell, LA. Mr. Dykes was born and raised here in Bogalusa, LA , where he lived his entire life. He was a life-long truck driver, which he had a true passion for.
Mr. Dykes was an avid fisherman, loved restoring antique cars, and watching the drag races. Although, Mr. Russell enjoyed all these things, his true love was entertaining his grandchildren that he loved unconditionally.
He was survived by a daughter, Amanda Dykes (Devon White); one sister, Kimberly Heagle (Robert), and three grandchildren: Noah, Makenzie, and Adelyn White.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Hilry Dykes; grandparents, Plessie and Velma Dykes, James Truman, Hilda Cooper Jones, and Willard Singletary; two uncles, George Dykes and Dent Dykes; and one aunt, Azzie Temples.
Services will be at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on February 19, 2021 and resume at 10:00 AM on February 20, 2021 until time for the Funeral Service at 12:30 PM. Bro. Sunny Travis will be officiating services in the chapel. Interment will be at Pierce Cemetery.