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Leon Leroy Oakes

1937 — 2019


Mr. Leon Leroy Oakes, 81, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at his home.
Funeral services were Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.  Brother Lynn Stapleton and Brother Bryan Oakes will officiate.
Leon was born October 26, 1937 to the late Burt and Zoe Ida Oakes in Fremont, Michigan.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Norma Jean Oakes; brothers, Edward Oakes, Darrel Oakes, Melvin Oakes, Carl Oakes, Willard Oakes, and David Oakes; and sisters, Dorthy Claypool and Shirley Nienhuis.
He is survived by his daughter, Janet (Tony) Baker of Huntingdon, Tennessee; son, Bryan (Mary) Oakes of Huntingdon, Tennessee; sister, Jessie Keck of Twins Oak, Michigan; four grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. 731-986-8281.


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