COLUMBUS — Bobby Wayne Harkins, 58, died Oct. 1, 2021.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Turner Cemetery, in Crawford, with Bennie Coleman officiating. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. today at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harkins was born Jan. 8, 1963, in Crawford, to the late Muggie Bell Smith and Henry Louis Harkins. He attended Motley High School and was formerly employed as a professional rigger with APTIM Maintenance. He was a member of Charity FGBC.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Henry Louis Harkins.
He is survived by his step-mother, Vergene Harkins of Columbus; children, Demetrius Lagrone, Kristen Ford, Alexis Little and Shawn Dean; siblings, Sherry Smith of Crawford, Ethel Lanier of Biloxi, Carl Williams of Birmingham, Alabama, Jimmy Sherrod of Starkville, Michael Harkins of New Orleans, Louisiana, Kevin Smith of Kankakee, Illinois, Greg Sykes, Timothy Sykes, both of Columbus, Nathaniel Stevenson, Willie Stevenson, Theodus Stevenson and Clayton, Stevenson; and one grandchild.