Mr. Robert “Bob” Cummings Oakes, Sr., age 78 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Oakes was of the Methodist Faith. He retired from the Knox County School System where he was a Music Teacher for 20+ years. He had a Bachelor Degree in Education and was an Entertainer and Musician in the Knoxville area where he was with the group known as the Bob Oakes Trio. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Powell & Florine Oakes.
Wife: Janice D. Oakes of Rockwood, TN
Son: Robert Oakes, Jr. of Gastonia, NC
Daughters: Linda Ford of Gastonia, NC
Lisa Smith of Knoxville, TN
Lori & Jesse Delk of Rockwood, TN
Angela & Cecil Hickey of Rockwood, TN
3 Great Grandchildren
Brothers: Jim Oakes of Sparta, TN
Ronnie Oakes of Shreveport, LA
Cremation arrangements have been made. The family requests memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society, 871 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Robert “Bob” Cummings Oakes, Sr.