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RAKES, John W. June 23, 1944 - April 12, 2013 John W. Rakes 68, born in Anderson, IN, formerly of Dayton, OH, resident of Sarasota, FL since 1998 passed away April 12. Preceded in death by his father John M. Rakes, mother, Virginia (Hoppes) Rakes, and sister, Betty Rakes. He is survived by his wife Geraldine C. Rakes of Sarasota, FL, son Kevin (wife Stephanie) Rakes, twin grand daughters Lori and Beth Rakes of Centerville OH., stepson Jeffrey Johnson of Tampa, FL, stepdaughter, Jennifer Rhodes of Ray, OH and 10 grandchildren, one great grandson, He was a U.S Army Veteran, who served 1962 - 1965, and in Army Reserves until 1968. Arrangements are being handled by Alan Moore Funeral Home of Ellenton, FL. John's final resting place will be Sarasota National Cemetery. Donations can be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation or University of Florida Movement Disorder Center.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 16, 2013
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