Joseph R. Sikes, 74 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Friday, December 30, 2022 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, MO.
He was born February 10, 1948 in Ste. Genevieve, MO and was married to Donna (Stoll) Sikes on May 22, 1971.
He is survived by Wife, Donna Sikes of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Two Sons, Daniel J. (Jennifer) Sikes of St. Charles, MO, Steven J. (Michelle) Sikes of Festus, MO; Brother, Robert “Booger” Sikes of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Grandchildren, Hannah & Evan Sikes and Alyssa Eynon.
He was preceded in death by Father, John E. Sikes; Mother, Elveria (Schmidt) Sikes; Two Sisters, Arlene Williams, Margaret Martin.
Visitation will be at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Friday, January 6, 2023 from 9:00 am till 1:00 pm.
Service will be at Basler Funeral Home on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 1:00 pm. The clergy will be Rev. Mitchell Baer.
Burial will be at Valle Spring Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve, MO with military honors.
Memorials can be made to Family Use.
He was a member of Am. Legion Post 150. Joe worked for Biltbest Corporation, Mississippi Lime, drove the bus for the Sheltered Workshop and was an EMT for the Ste. Genevieve Ambulance District. Joe Served in the United States Navy from 1966-1970. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with family and he played Santa Claus for 27 years.
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com.