Jack Dean Lykins, 72, of Vanceburg, died on Saturday July 3, 2021 at his home.
Born January 2, 1949 in Lewis County, son of the late Louie and Rosetta Cassidy Lykins.
Jack proudly served his country in the United States Army and gave his life to the Lord on June 16, 2021, at Garrison First Christian Church. He was a retired Boilermaker for Local 105 in Piketon, Ohio, and enjoyed traveling, playing sports, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Jack is survived by his wife of 30 years, Anna Armstrong Lykins; two sons, Jack Dean Lykins Jr. (Bridget) of Quincy, and Jason Dee Lykins (Tracie) of Russell; seven grandchildren, Blayne, Andrew, Mason, Katie, Titus, Reagan and Hannah; two brothers, Louie Lykins (Teresa) of Florida and Jeff Lykins (Angie) of Vanceburg; and a sister, Judy Menix (Jack) of Grayson. He also leaves behind many other family and friends who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, James Lykins, John Lykins and Jessie Lykins.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg with his sons, Jack Lykins Jr. and Jason Lykins officiating. Entombment will follow in Lewis County Memorial Gardens in Black Oak with full military honors bestowed by Monte Lewis Stamm VFW Post 5438.
Friends can visit from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street in Vanceburg. Masonic rites will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. by Stone City Masonic Lodge.
The bearers will be Blayne Lykins, Andrew Lykins, Mason Lykins, Titus Lykins, Jeff Lykins and Chuck Armstrong.