Ernest C, 77 of Florence passed away Nov 7 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood. He is preceded in death by his son Ernest L. Dykes. Survived by his loving children Danny Ray, Darryl Gene and James Edward Dykes, daughter Carla Michelle Daniel, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Fri, Nov 9 from 5-8pm at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, Newport. Services will be held at 10am on Sat, Nov 10 at the funeral home. Burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery.