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“Sometimes I don't know how to put things into words. It's been over a week now since you left us and I really still cannot believe it! You were like...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Russell Patterson - Statesville, NC

“RIP Scott sleep well my friend. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Meleia Griffin - Gastonia, NC

“Scott was one of a kind. Went to high school with him and his brother Darrell. I wish all his family peace. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mac Harless - Granite Falls, NC

“My memories go way back to when Scott was a baby in Chicago. My mom babysat Scott. He was a cute and funny little fella back then and grew into a...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Marie Bennes - Denver, NC

5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Mary Ann.....I'm sorry for your loss. Squash was more than a coworker to me. He and I have worked together the last 20+ years, but what I will miss...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Maxey - Salisbury, NC

“I met Scott in 1981 when he showed up in my 7th grade class. We became school friends but around high school we lost contact when he changed schools....Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Treadaway - Salisbury, NC

8 of 12 | Posted by: Joseph Stoto

9 of 12 | Posted by: Joseph Stoto

“Going miss you old friend ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Roger Hendrix - cleveland, NC

“"My pastor always says our lives are streams flowing into the same river towards whatever heaven lies in the mist beyond the falls. Find the joy in...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Arrington - NC

“A friend like no other. I met Scott in 1984 when we worked at the same place. We quickly became friends and never looked back since. We had fun times...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Joseph & Maureen Stoto - NJ

Scott Lykins
1968 - 2019

Lincolnton – Scott "Squash" Merle Lykins, 51 passed away May 13, 2019 at Atrium Health Care, Lincolnton with his family at his side.

He was born April 3, 1968 in Chicago to the late Merle and Roberta Spurlock Lykins.

Scott worked at Daimler Trucks North America (Freightliner Trucks) in Cleveland, NC for almost 31 years. He loved working on old cars and restoring them. He also loved motorcycles. He was a member of the Gaston Masonic Lodge #263 Dallas and The Eastern Star -Statesville Chapter #214.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Mary Monk Lykins; step children, Elizabeth McGinnis and Jason Westmoreland, grandchildren, Joshua McGinnis, Forest McGinnis and Magdalyn Westmoreland; brother, Darrell Lykins and wife Leslie.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 15th at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.

Graveside services with Masonic Rites and The Order of the Eastern Star will follow at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Gaston Memorial Park in the New Masonic section with Pastor Tom Jones officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Oxford Orphanage, www.mhc-oxford.org

Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com ;

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the family.

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