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“I am saddened by finding this information this morning. We haven't been close since high school people drift apart but I remember having a chance to...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Salina Obrien - Winnfield, LA

“Christina, I’m so sorry for your loss & will be praying for you and the children for the holidays and future days to come. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jean B Cancienne - Friend

“Christina, I’m so sorry for your loss! I pray for you and your children through the holidays and the days to come. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jean Buras Cancienne - Friend

“Christina, I’m so sorry for your loss! I pray for you and your children through the holidays and the days to come. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jean Buras Cancienne - Friend

“Our prayers are with y'all. Sorry we won't be able to attend as we will be driving back home for work. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Sykes - Melbourne, FL

“I'm sorry about Brandon's passing. I'm praying for God to bring all of you peace and comfort. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Glenn Sanchez - Ponchatoula, LA

“Christina I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Courtney Brunet Brunet - LA

“Shannon & Family, you have always been in my thoughts & prayers- we go way back, & I hope you can find peace during this time and may God grant you...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Vega - Ponchatoula, LA

“God bless, Brandon, as your Eternal life begins. You're a blessed son of your Heavenly Father, as you finally rest in the bosom of Christ. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Joy Hagstette - Albany, LA

“Mrs Sykes, Talya and I are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Sibley - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“With Deepest SympathyPeace and Blessings ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Pamela Brown - Loranger, LA

Brandon Joseph Sykes passed away on December 22, 2020, in Albany, Louisiana, at the age of 32. He was born on Monday, April 25, 1988 in Hammond, Louisiana to Shannon Sykes Watkins and the late Robert Earl Sykes, Sr. He was a resident of Albany, Louisiana.

Brandon is survived by his children, Brynleigh Grace Sykes, Kyleigh Brooks, and Isaiah Brooks; fiancée, Christina Brooks; mother, Shannon Sykes Watkins; and siblings, Robert Earl Sykes, Jr., Tiffany Fambro, and Mason Fambro (Bailey) and his beloved dog, Rex.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Earl Sykes, Sr.; paternal grandparents, EL and Marie Lois Sykes; and maternal grandmother, Bonnie Gaubert Stewart.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Sunday, December 27, 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM until the funeral service begins at 12:00 PM.

Interment will follow in Sykes Family Cemetery, Holden, Louisiana.
In lieu of flowers, please be kind to one another. Share your struggles and fears and joys, be present and patient in each other's journeys. And when love seems to fail- because sometimes love is not enough to ward off health conditions or mental illness- then love more, pray more, talk more, learn more, and live more.
Please keep the family in your prayers in moments of grace, hope, laughter, vulnerability, strength, compassion, acceptance, gratitude, community, forgiveness, joy, healing, and inspiration.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.

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