Carl 'Pee Wee' Dykes, 75, of Seymour, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2009. He was a member of Dupont Baptist Church where he loved to sing in the choir. Carl was an avid golfer who loved sports and was a friend to everybody.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyle and Ellen Dykes; brothers, Will, Shady, and Andy Dykes; sister, Annabelle Chambers; nephew, Mike Dykes; and niece, Anne Brogdon.
Survivors are his wife of 51 years, Mary Ruth Dykes; sons, Terry Dykes and wife Lisa, Ricky Dykes and wife Melinda; grandson, Brandon Dykes and girlfriend Allison; brother, Glen Dykes and wife Irene; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, January 22, 2009, at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, TN.
Funeral service 1 p.m., Friday, January 23, 2009, at Dupont Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Adams and Rev. Dallas Moore officiating. The body will lie in state from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday at Dupont Baptist Church.
Interment to follow in Dupont Cemetery. Members of Carl's Sunday School class will serve as honorary pallbearers.