Walter Lee Sikes

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October 23, 1930 ~ June 23, 2022

Walter Lee Sikes, 91, of New Hill passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the SECU Jim and Betsy Bryan UNC Hospice in Pittsboro.

Funeral services were conducted on Monday, June 26, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer U.M.C., with the Rev. Patrick Jones, officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

He was the son of Samuel Morgan Sikes and Erma Lee May Sikes. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two brothers, Wesley Sikes of New Hill and Curtis Sikes of Durham.

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