Alan J. Dykstra



Alan John Dykstra, 65, of Moncks Corner, SC passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 due to a sudden illness.

Funeral Services will be Monday afternoon, July 31, 2017 at 3 o’clock in Parks Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 2 o’clock until the time of service at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials in Alan’s name may be made to the Conquer Cancer Foundation, PO Box 896076, Charlotte, NC 28289-6076.

Alan was born December 13, 1951 in Bay Shore, NY, son of the late John Bernard Dykstra and Edith Campbell Gunderson Dykstra. He made his career with Advance Auto Parts. In his spare time, he enjoyed hiking, biking, photography, and metal detecting. Alan was also a Master Mason at Old Fort Lodge, No. 420.

He leaves behind his brother and his wife, Donald and Jean Dykstra; nephew and his wife, David and Cheyenne Dykstra; niece, Heather Dykstra; great-nieces, Ryli and Paityn Dykstra; and his beloved cat, Sassy. In addition to his parents, John and Edith Dykstra, he is predeceased by a nephew, Matthew Dykstra.

Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.