George W. "GW" Dykes, Sr., age 73 of Apalachicola, born February 7, 1940 in Port St Joe, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 6, 2013.
He had been a resident of Apalachicola FL for 52 years and was a commercial fisherman.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years Ruby L Dykes; his children: Kathy Creamer (Dennis) of Eastpoint, George W. Dykes Jr., of Apalachicola, Connie Polous (Dewitt) of Eastpoint, Sabrina Webb (Mitchell) of Apalachicola; his grandchildren: Eric Polous (Heather), Wesley Creamer (Stephanie), Pamela Cox (William), Savanah Dykes, Tiffany Creamer (DJ), Dona Harrell (Casey), Latoya Dykes, and Tyler Webb; and 12 great-grandchildren; his mother: Johnnie M Dykes; his sisters: Dora Coulter (Arthur), Jeanine Peterson ( Lawrence), Lee Collie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Dykes and his brothers: Marvin and Glenn Dykes.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. E.D.T. on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 at the Assembly of God Church in Apalachicola with interment following in Holly Hill Cemetery.
All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.