David R. Oakes, 67, of Cherry Creek, NY peacefully passed July 30, 2020 with family by his side.
He was born on July 26, 1953 in Cattaraugus, NY to the late Fred and Janice Oakes.
David drove fuel truck most of his life and retired from Noco Energy Corp. in 2018.
He enjoyed riding his Harley with his wife, camping and spending time with family and friends.
David is survived by his loving wife Debra; his cherished children Dylan (Christy) Oakes, Heather(Sean) Payne and a step daughter Laurie Newcomb; his grandchildren Caden, Caysie, Natalie, Joshua, Taran, Damon, Landon, Gaige and Onalee; Three great grandchildren; his siblings Deborah (Scott) Miller, Dawn (Tarry) Klaun and Daryl Oakes he is also survived by many special friends.
Besides his parents, David was predeceased by his brother Danny Lee Oakes.
Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 Route 83 at Balcom Corners South Dayton on Sunday August 2, 2020 from 1PM to 3PM and 5PM to 7PM. A private funeral service will be held by the family with Rev. Ken Pratt officiating. Pursuant to the “unpausing” New York State guidelines, occupancy limitations will be observed. Face masks are required.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cherry Creek Fire Department
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