Donald Eugene Hykes

April 3, 1930 - October 31, 2016
Donald Eugene Hykes

Donald Eugene Hykes, 86, of Port Richey, passed away October 31, 2016 at home under the care of Gulfside Hospice.  He was born on April 3, 1930 in Akron, OH to Louis and Wavalene Hykes.  He’s been in Florida since 1982, coming from Seville, OH.  In his working years, Donald was a Supervisor Agent in the Water Department for the City of Cleveland.  He was Catholic by faith and a member of the Moose Lodge in Tarpon Springs.

Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Marion, and his brothers, Sherwin and Leland.  He is survived by his loving companion of over 15 years, Gloria Weems; his sons: Ronald, Timothy, Robin, and Christopher; his sister, LouWava; five grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.


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  • November 04, 2016
    Jim Anne Culp says:
    Always loved your Dad, couldn't help but smile every time we saw him, he was a crotchety old cuss but had a heart of gold Sorry for your loss,love you guy's

  • November 05, 2016
    Wendy alexander says:
    Wendy

  • November 05, 2016
    Wendy alexander says:
    So sorry for you're loss Ms. Jean and please give his children my condolences for me also. I know the 2 of you have many fond memories together

  • November 06, 2016
    LAURENE HYKES -MALISH says:
    To my dear cousins: With condolences for the loss of your father. Have some good memories with you all from younger years as him. Sorry that we have been estranged for so long and everyone is well . May he rest in peace.