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John Daniel Wyker III

Decatur, Alabama

Mar 14, 1945 – Dec 8, 2013

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Roselawn Funeral Home and Cemetery Obituary

John Daniel "Johnny" Wyker III died Sunday, December 8, 2013. He was born March 14, 1945, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital to John D. Wyker II and June Osborn Wyker. He attended Columbia Military Academy, graduated Decatur High School, and attended the University of Alabama.Johnny...

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Johnny has finaly reunited with Edddie Hinton. Must have been a beautiful meeting. Johnny was very kind to me from our first meeting in 1959. When Johnny started his own High School fraternity in Decatur in 1960, he invited me to join Tau Kappa. Johnny brought a lot of misfits together and made it fun. In 1960, he picked me up every morning for school in his white 1954 Oldsmobile. We were roomates at Columbia Military Academy in 61-62 and I got to know him and love him for his kindness and...

Gonna miss ya John...truly one of a kind

Rock on... Much love...

I miss you Johnny. When no one else cared, you did and I will never forget the kindness you showed toward me. Sleep well my dear friend.

I love you Johnny. You were a good friend and the single most "artistic" artist I know. I was blessed to spend time face to face, in the studio, onstage and for endless hours on the telephone listening to your damn near brilliant ideas and rock and roll dreams and those wonderful Cat Tales. From the time I met the whole Bama gang and MFOV it was clear that you were the spiritual leader. The eclectic touchstone in a world imploding in on itself. You kept the faith and said to hell...

My little nine year old daughter in Rome is learning Baby Ruth this week in memoriam.

Our prayers and thoughts are with the Wyker family it was Johnny who talk me into starting my own internet radio station he taught me alot about promotions and was a true friend to everyone who knew him.Johnny was always nice to me and everyone.and he never had a ego.someday soon we will be joing Johnny in Heavin luv you brother

Johnny is and was the epitome of creative free spirit. He blessed us all with his talents, and his friendship. "Another good thang has done gone on..."

May God bless the family and give you strength to face the days ahead.
Tommy Mann