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OAKES Wilbur Ronald
OAKES, Wilbur Ronald Born Dec. 9, 1934 in Pembina, N.D. to Walter and Audria Juhl Oakes. Passed away Jan. 18, 2016 in Quartz Hill, Calif. His family moved to the Antelope Valley when he was young and he spent the majority of his life in Quartz Hill. Willie enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served three years in Korea. He had a passion for aircraft and enjoyed a 30 year career with Lockheed Aircraft in the Skunk Works Division, traveling to many parts of the world. He is survived by his wife Barbara (Maddox); sister Eileen Dyer; step sisters: Maureen Davis MacKenzie and JoAnn Davis Carter; many cousins, nieces and a nephew. In accordance with his wishes, there will not be a memorial service. halleyolsenmurphy.com

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