JEFFREY A. “BONZ” DYKES, 51, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013 at his home in New Haven. Born in Fort Wayne, Jeffrey worked as a mechanic for many years. He loved his dog, Clarabell, riding his Harley, enjoyed repairing things, crossword puzzles and loved a good party. Surviving are his mother, S. Elaine (Steve) Stellhorn-Kline of New Haven; former spouse, Sue Dykes of New Haven; sons, Scott Dykes, James (Tisha) Dykes, and Christopher Dykes, all of New Haven; daughters, Kayla (Dave) Hayden of Woodburn, and Kelly (Brody) Dykes of New Haven; seven grandchildren; sisters, Jami (Jack) Girardot of New Haven, Corissa (Denny) Schuman of Columbia City, Misty (Mike) Deck of Columbus, Ohio and Jodi Espy of New Haven; brothers, John Dykes, Brian (Tammy) Dykes and Tony Dykes all of Fort Wayne; stepsisters, Marsha (Jerry) MacDonald of Fort Wayne, Joni (Lloyd) Tisher of Huntertown, Kim (Bill) Haley of New Haven, Laurie (Don) Nuttle, Susan (Mike) McMeen, Karen Stellhorn all of Fort Wayne; stepbrother, Tim Stellhorn of Indianapolis; grandmother, Marcie Dykes of Fort Wayne; grandfather, Donal Mowery of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his son, Brandon Dykes; father, W. Johnnie Dykes; stepbrother, Eric Stellhorn; grandmother, Marie Mowery; grandmother, La Verna Boroff; grandfather, Chester Dykes; step father, Wayne “Pinky” Stellhorn. Funeral Service is 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with calling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Calling also from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery New Haven, New Haven, Ind. Memorials may be made to the Riley’s Children Hospital. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com

POSTED: 07/29/13 at 6:40 am. FILED UNDER: Obits