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Frederick Morton Okes, 67, of Okes Family Farms in Cool Ridge, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Princeton Community Hospital.
Born October 20, 1950, at Beckley, he was the son of the late Clyde and Mary Epperly Okes.
He was a school bus driver for Raleigh County and a lifetime farmer. He lived on the family farm with his late wife of almost 47 years, Connie Okes.
He was a member of the Crab Orchard Church of the Brethren for 28 years.
Survivors left to cherish his memory include, son, Kevin Okes and wife, Jennifer, of Cool Ridge; daughters, Emily Carver and husband, Daniel, of Shady Spring, and Amanda Young and husband, Kenneth, of Frametown; his grandbabies, Abigail and Austin Okes of Cool Ridge and David Carver of Shady Spring; his best friend and cousin, Bill Tom Shrewsberry.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Friday, January 5, 2018, at 2 PM, with Rev. Karl Reese officiating. Entombment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at Prosperity, WV.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 PM until 8 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family members and friends.
Private online condolences, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on January 3, 2018
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