January 2, 1937 - August 30, 2018
Live Oak, Florida
August 30, 2018
January 2, 1937
Woodlawn Cemetery, Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Jerry K. Hakes, 81, of Live Oak, FL passed away on August 30, 2018 after a long illness. Jerry was born and raised in Sayre, PA. He joined the US Air Force in 1954 and served his country for 13 years as a Sergeant. After leaving active duty, Jerry continued to service in civilian capacity at the Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan until his retirement in 1992.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; son, Karl; mother, Mollie Mae; father, Kenneth; brother, Leland; and son-in-law, Steven Wood.
Mr. Hakes is survived by his daughter, Kelly (Joe Boyd) Hakes; granddaughters, Brandy Geering and Brittany Wood; grandsons, C.J. Geering and Jeffrey (Alexis) Geering; great-granddaughters, Arianna and Aubrey; sister, Nancy (George), Donna (Frank), Mary Louise (Paul); brothers, Merle (June) Hakes, Jack (Ellie Mae) Hakes; and many nieces and nephews.
There was a visitation held on Saturday, September 1st from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Daniels Funeral Home in Florida. Interment will be held at Woodlawn National Cemetery on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Elmira, NY where full military honors will be accorded. Local arrangements are being handled by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY.