NILES – Staff Sergeant Daniel Edgar Lykins 57, passed away on Thursday January 24, 2019 at the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Daniel was born in Warren, Ohio on February 13, 1961 a son of Edgar L. and Zoa (Jones) Lykins. He was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School and attended Youngstown State University before joining the Air Force and serving for eleven years. He returned to the Military and served in the United States Army for a total of 33 years with seven overseas deployments. He retired and was honorably discharged from the Army in November of 2014. Daniel is survived by his wife Crystal A. (Wright) Lykins whom he married on September 22, 1997; parents Edgar L. and Zoa Lykins of Niles; two sisters ZoaAnn (Richard) Shiley of Mineral Ridge, Jo Dee (Steve) Stanovcak of Youngstown; six children, Christopher L. Lykins of Wilmington, North Carolina, Austin Lykins of Mineral Ridge, Brennen Lykins of Wilmington, North Carlolina, Jacob Gascon (Lykins) of Wilmington, North Carolina, Tiana Allen of Madrid, Spain, Dalton C. Lykins of Monterey, California; his therapy dog, Gigi and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Dedication of the Gulf War Veterans Memorial in memory of Ssgt Daniel E. Lykins will be from 11:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday May 25, 2019 at the Veteran’s Section of Niles City Cemetery. The service will be conducted by the American Legion Post 106 Niles and the American Legion Post 737 Lake Milton Honor Guard. Blessing by the Rev. Christopher Stark of the Niles First Christian Church. A Celebration of Life reception in memory of Ssgt Lykins will follow from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church 33 N. Arlington Avenue, Niles, Ohio 44446. Arrangements by Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, 126 West Park Avenue, Niles, Ohio 44446. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Daniel Edgar Lykins please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Daniel Edgar Lykins May 15 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Niles, state: Ohio