Cyril Anthony Gilkes aged 60, of Grazettes Main Road, St. Michael and formerly of Queen Victoria Road, Bank Hall, St. Michael; former employee of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital entered peacefully into rest on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at his residence.
Son of the late Daisy and late Cyril Gilkes;
Devoted companion of Marva Maynard;
Father of Natasha Walcott (Prestige Nails), Tremaine Bowen (Sobers Electrical) and the late Lisa Marie Maynard;
Stepfather of Omar Maynard;
Grandfather of Trekyiah Bowen;
Brother of Gloria Idalia (Barbados Workers Union), Antoinette (Carters), Rosalind (Ministry of Energy), Caroline, Marion (Florida), Cecil, Kayline (CAIPO) and the late Elaine Gilkes;
Uncle of Anthon (Barbados Port Inc.), Elisha and Romario (both of Maryland), Akeem, Tameisha, Shakeel, Nekeisha, Asha, Taquan, Kanisha, Saché, Renako, Kai, Arianna and Kayla (Florida);
Great-uncle of Shamar, Amari, Azante, Jakeem and Chrishon;
Nephew of Anthony Waldron (Canada);
Father–in-law of Sean Walcott;
Brother-in-law of Alfred Griffith, Ezra Trotman, Edrick Griffith, Emmerson Cummins, Joan, Joyce, Lorna and Dayne Maynard;
Relative of Michael Stuart, the Gilkes, Bourne, Alleyne, Reid and Chase families;
Friend of Stephen Clarke (USA), Livingstone Durant, Adrian Alleyne, the Goodridge and Mapp families and many others.
The funeral of the late Cyril Anthony Gilkes leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. for Abundant Life Assembly, Haynes Hill, Bank Hall, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2 p.m. for the service, followed by interment at Westbury Cemetery.
Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Thursday, March 7, 2019 no later than 11 a.m.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.