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Danny Lee Oakes

CATTARAUGUS - Danny Lee Oakes, 54, a  log hauler, died Thursday, November 27, 2014 at WCA Hospital in Jamestown, New York. 

He was born May 22, 1960 in Gowanda, NY the son of the late Fred Oakes and Janice (Philbrick) Oakes Of Cattraugus, NY.   

Danny worked for B & B Logging, Jamestown, NY. He was a member & trail boss of the Cattaraugus Snow Bounders, social member of the Little Valley American Legion post 531, social member of Cattaraugus Firemen's Club, past member Cattaraugus Rod & Gun Club. Danny's unique laugh will be missed by many.

Besides his mother he is survived by his wife, Betty Oakes , a son, Sawyer H. Oakes all of Cattaraugus, NY, a grandson, Ryder Clees, two brothers, David (Debra) Oakes of Cherry Creek, NY, Daryl (Jodi) Oakes of Cattaraugus, NY, two sisters, Deborah (Scott) Miller of Scio, NY, Dawn (Tarry) Klahn of East Otto, NY, Several nieces & nephews.

Besides his father he was preceded in death by his son Cody Oakes.   

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 11:00 P.M. at Hills Funeral Chapel, 55 South Main Street, Cattaraugus.. Rev. Kenneth Pratt of Cherry Creek Assembly of God will be officiating.  

Visitation will be held at the funeral chapel on Monday December 1, 2014 from 4-8 P.M. 

Family suggests memorials to a trust fund for Ryder Clees in care of the Bank of Cattaraugus.


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