Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Elza Wayne Lykins?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Elza's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Elza Wayne Lykins
August 13, 1936 ~ January 13, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
Elza Wayne Lykins, 86, formally of New Boston, passed away on January 13, 2023, at Portsmouth Health and Rehab Facility. He was born on August 16, 1936 to the late Rev. Charles and Nellie Maloney Lykins.
Preceded in death by his wife Donna, stepson Arthur Conley, 4 brothers Edward, Ronnie, Dewey and Melvin, sister Lorene Bowman husband William, sisters-in-law Nona and Linda Lykins.
Elza was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He retired after 25 years as maintenance supervisor at Greenbrier Convalescent Center.
He is survived by a son Lonnie of Cincinnati, a daughter Dena (Patrick) Bonbrisco of Ft. Myers Florida, 3 stepchildren Paul (Sondie) Conley, Lynette Conley all of Portsmouth, Beth (Scott) Osterholt of Dublin Ohio, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family would like to thank the employees of Portsmouth Health and Rehab along with SOMC Hospice for the care and compassion given to Elza.
Arrangements are being handled by the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. The family requests donations in Wayne's memory be made to SOMC Hospice or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com.