Philip "Tim" Gordon Sykes
Farmington - Philip "Tim" Sykes, 76, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at F. F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, NY
Family will greet friends from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday (Mar.7) at Halsted-Patrick Funeral Home, 19 North Main Street, Manchester, NY 14504. Philip's memorial service will follow visitation at 4 p.m.
In memory of Philip, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Palmyra Community Center, 424 Stafford Street, Palmyra, NY 14522.
Philip was born the son of the late George Melvin Sykes and Geraldine Ethel (Graham-Sykes) Jackowski on Thursday, July 1, 1943 in Fine, NY. He graduated high school from Clifton-Fine Central School and then he graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Philip worked and retired form MDT Castle in Henrietta, New York.
Philip will be remembered by his loving wife of 30 years, Betty Ryan-Sykes; son, David (Charlene) Sykes; daughters Michele (Tom Smith) Sykes and Karen (Michael) Archer; eleven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; the mother of his children, Patricia Wicks; step-daughters Barbara Reynolds-Bregard and Susan (Russell) Marsh; four step-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren; brother, Fredrick (Sachiko) Sykes of Lindenhurst, IL; sister, Rowena (Sykes) Ingrahm of Morristown, TN; four nieces and nephews.
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