CAMERON—Funeral services for Royce Caston Fikes, 95, of Houston, formerly of Cameron and Riverside, were held Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Oak Hill Cemetery Pavilion with the Rev. Billy Crow officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Fikes died Thursday, May 26, in a Houston nursing facility.

He was born March 18, 1916, in the Clarkston community, near Rosebud.

Mr. Fikes was self employed in tool sales and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Hewasamemberofthe Assembly of God Church.

Mr. Fikes was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Dorothy Fikes in December 2010.

Survivors include a son, Ron Fikes of Spring; and two daughters, Lanelle Witt of Big Spring, Gwen Sammons of Houston; also, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

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