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James Richard "Hoss" Lykins

August 28, 1962 May 9, 2018
James Richard "Hoss" Lykins
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Obituary for James Richard "Hoss" Lykins

Mr. James Richard “Hoss” Lykins, age 55, of Garrison, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday morning, May 9, 2018, at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky.

He was born August 28, 1962, in Portsmouth, Ohio, a son of Lana Kay Burriss Riffe of Garrison, Kentucky, and the late James Monroe Lykins.

James was of the Christian faith and worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed fishing, hunting ginseng, watching sports and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy H. Riffe Jr, and one nephew, Drew Riffe.

In addition to his mother, James is survived by his wife of 24 years, Rebecca Cooley Lykins; his step-father, Jim Riffe of Garrison, Kentucky; one son, Levi James Lykins of Garrison, Kentucky; one daughter, Hannah Nicole Spry (Nick) off Garrison, Kentucky; five brothers, Robert Wayne Lykins, Chuck Riffe, David Riffe, and George Riffe, all of Garrison, Kentucky, and Chris Burriss of Hillsboro, Kentucky; and six sisters, Connie Darlene Willis of Tucson, Arizona, Jennifer Lynn Fouch, Jana Fay Frerichs, Edna Riffe, and Ethel Bolander, all of Garrison, Kentucky, and Linda Mae Wilson of Raleigh, North Carolina. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Globe Family Funeral Chapel in Garrison, Kentucky, with Brother Terry Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in the Morgan Cemetery in Lewis County, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Globe Family Funeral Chapel, 103 Dudley Avenue, Garrison, Kentucky 41141.

Bobby Lykins, Peyton Lykins, Kyle Frerichs, Tim Kimbler, Danny Cooley, Mike Eaton will serve as pallbearers.


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