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Forest Richard Oakes
  • March 17, 1938
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  • August 05, 2020

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Forest Richard Oakes, 82, of Flagler Beach, Florida died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Advent Health Hospital, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Born in Brunswick, Maryland on March 17, 1938, he was a son of the late Forest and Margaret Oakes, of Martinsburg, West Virginia.  He served in the U. S. Army for twenty years. He worked in Security after retiring in Orlando, Florida.  He was an active member of New Way Church, Palm Coast.

He is survived by his wife Joan, of Flagler Beach, two daughters, Dawn Oakes, of Flagler Beach and Holly Bostick, of Palm Bay, and a brother Ralph Oakes, of Frederick, Maryland, as well as one grandson, Noah Osborn and one granddaughter, Rebekah Osborn, both of Palm Bay, and several nieces and nephews.

The body is in the care of Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Crematorium, Ormond Beach, FL.   A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at a later time at New Way Church.  Internment will be at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, Mims, FL.

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  1. Tammy Barnes says:
    23 Aug 2020
    Joan,Dawn,Holly,Noah and Rebekah, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you as you process through this very difficult loss. I treasure the many years of friendship and memories made with your family. Richard is surely missed. But there is a peace knowing he is in the presence of our Lord and Savior. Hugs and Love for each of you!!! Miss you all!!

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