Ryan Darci Sikes

May 22, 1980 - May 18, 2021

Ryan Darci Sikes, 40, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. He was born on May 22, 1980, to Delianda Santana Sikes and Robert Douglas Sikes, Sr., in Beaumont.

Ryan was a devoted father to his children and loved his family. He was an avid football fan, especially of the Texas Longhorns. Ryan was good to be around and always ready to lend a helping hand. He was self-employed as a pool technician and was starting his own business. Ryan loved his animals but mostly his cat, “Beast”.

Survivors include his children, Nathaniel Sikes and Alexis Sikes, both of Harrah, Oklahoma and Elizabeth Sikes of Vidor; mother, Delianda Sikes; siblings, Robert Sikes, Jr. and Rubin Sikes, both of Beaumont; aunts, Venita Conrad and her husband, David; Cheryl Sims and her husband, Pat; Mary Connors; Elvie Vaughn and her husband, Rudy; and Emma Borut and her husband, Phil; uncles, Mark Santana and his wife, Diania (who are also his Godparents) and Jesse Santana and his wife, Stacie; and many cousins.

He is preceded in death by his father; Robert Douglas Sikes, Sr.; maternal grandparents, Emma and Francisco Santana; paternal grandfather, Henning Johanson “Papa” Lundbech; and uncle, Earle.

A gathering of Mr. Sikes’ family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 27, 2021, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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Mass of Christian Burial

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Patricia droddy

My friend you will always live in my heart. Love you like my own son. You will be missed.

Judy Sutton

My heart felt prayers go to the family of Ryan. Ryan made a huge impact on my life for the two years that he made weekly visits to me. Ryan started out as my pool technician but quickly became a part of my life. His visits were filled with laughter, light hearted conversations on sports, our animals, our families and the world! I already miss his quick wit and our crazy "arguing" which was an ongoing battle of hilarious one liners. Ryan, I love you so much. You're up there running with Allie now. Judy

Sallie House

My deepest sympathy to the family. I watched Ryan grow up along with my children. He will be deeply missed.

Michelle Ryley

Ryan was in the 5th grade when I married his brother. He had the brightest smile and he made me laugh. Always my favorite (and Mimi) he was special to me. As my daughter, Sierra, got older he became her favorite also. He's been family for so long. It is unimaginable that he will never give me that mischievous grin ever again. Fantastic as an uncle, he shared his friendship and soul touching, character building times with my daughter as she moved toward adulthood. He made a real impression, helping her grow as a person. Which made him even more special to me. My heart hurts. I will miss him dearly. I know there are so many people who are hurting too. A hole is in all of our lives that cannot ever be filled. He was beautifully unique. Ryan, you will be greatly missed. Much love to you. You will live on in our hearts eternally. It came far too soon, but you deserve peace. Goodbye, until next time, little brother.

Lorenzo & Sylvana Novar

Cousin Ryan you will be greatly missed by all who loved you, my heart is so very sadden by all the family we have lost and now you its hard to believe ,we always ask why but in truth only our Heavenly FATHER knows why i want to believe that GOD choose you to be one of his special Angeles you will always be here in SPIRIT with every whisper of wind,the Rays of Sunshine and the mist of the rain and every rainbow that appears. My deepest condolences to your family till we and they meet again Love you always Lorenzo and Sylvana

Juan&Belinda Cardoza

Our sincere condolences to Dee, the children and all of the family. Ryan was the sweetest and most loving cousins. He had a smile that would light up a room. God has a special Angel. You will be with your Dad and the family who has gone before you. Rest In Peace you wonderful cousin.

Cheryl Simms

My heart is breaking for his children,Delianda,Rober Jr. ,Robin and the rest of the family.. I have missed so much of his life but I will always have the memories of baby sitting him when he was a baby. Love always.