LYKINS, DETECTIVE JAMES EVERETT, 79, formerly of Jeffersontown and now in Taylorsville, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at the Norton Pavillion Hosparus Unit.
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Born in Letcher County, he was a retired Officer and Detective for the Louisville Police Department for over 30 years, a member of the Fraternal Order of the Police and a Navy veteran during the Korean War.
Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Gleida Lykins; and a brother, Glen Lykins.
He is survived by his five children, James Anthony "Tony" Lykins, Teresa Webb (Lee), Tim Lykins, Missy Lykins and Jennifer Manning (Paul); two sisters, Versa Lykins and Eloise Porter; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Owen Funeral Home-Jeffersontown, 9318 Taylorsville Rd. Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus.
On Line Condolences at www.OwenFuner alHome.com
Owen Funeral Home
9318 Taylorsville Road Louisville, KY 40299
Published in The Courier-Journal on July 3, 2013