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Sunday August 2nd, 2020
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David R. Oakes


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


Dave was a life long friend and a Brother to me. We grew up together as our Dairy Farms joined each others since the 1960s
I will be Greatful for all the Memories and the " Tug Hill Party's "
Fly High my Friend and Look Over Us..
Tippin Hat / Cheers..
Robert Ziolkowski

Robert Ziolkowski Aug 3 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear this God bless his family Rest in peace my friend

Mark smith Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

Farewell to a valued classmate.

Charry Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

Remembering all the great times on Tug Hill and Kip's cabins , the concerts and house parties . Time is moving so fast in these later years , Dave is a friend I will always think of with respect and admiration . Deb , Heather and Dylan you are in my thoughts and prayers .

Jeff West (Sam) Aug 1 2020 12:00 AM

God speed my friend your family is in our prayers .

Shane Condo Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Oakes

Renee and Brian Press Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Oakes

Tina Hamilton Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Oakes

Jeff House Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

Dang. This is sure sad news!!! Good man. Him and Danny were such good looking men and true Harley lovers. Knew them both since Tugg hill days and zoar valley. Sad for his family

Nita Schobey Bingerman Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family

Claudette Baldwin Jul 31 2020 12:00 AM

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