AIKEN, SC – WILLIAM R. “BILLY” OAKES, 59, beloved husband of Marie Shutzer Oakes, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021 at his residence.
A native of Freehold, NJ, Billy was a son of the late Robert W. and Jean Rue Oakes. He lived in Aiken since 1999 and worked with Youngs Tree Service. Billy loved fishing and the outdoors. He was a big fan of country music and enjoyed attending concerts. He was also a big sports fan.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Marie, are two daughters, Shannon Victoria Oakes, Neptune, NJ, Kristina Marie Oakes, Aiken; sister, Lorrie J. Bolton (Neil), Freehold, NJ; brother, Robert W. Oakes, Jr. (Lori), Rumson, NJ; mother-in-law, Berta Shutzer, Aiken and a number of nieces and nephews.
According to Billy’s wishes, no service is planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pruitt Hospice.
SHELLHOUSE – RIVERS FUNERAL HOME, 715 EAST PINE LOG RD., AIKEN, SCTo order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William R. "Billy" Oakes, please visit our flower store.