Chester B. Fikes, 80, died at his home in Big Spring, Texas, on Sept. 5, 2013.
Chester was born May 12, 1933, in Merkel, Texas, to O.J. Fikes and Margaret Hudson Fikes. He worked for El Paso Natural Gas Co.
Survivors include his daughter, Patricia Holt of Big Spring; and two sons, Gary Fikes of Abilene, Texas, and Kevin Fikes of Odessa, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Starbuck Funeral Home in Merkel. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel.