Steven Philip Oakes, 31, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

He was born Jan. 7, 1983 to Tim and Katrina Pease Oakes of Appleton. As a boy he was mischievous, curious, fearless, kind-hearted and sweet. He loved music, video games, cats, jumping in the quarries, and most of all his family and friends. He was generous to a fault, a hard worker and a loving father. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who loved him.

Predeceased by his brother Jeffrey Noel Oakes in 2004, his uncles, Sidney Oakes and David Pease and his grandmother, Tina Pease, Steve is survived by his parents, Timothy and Katrina Oakes of Appleton; the greatest loves of his life, his two sons, Gabriel David Oakes and Jason Jeffrey Oakes; their mother, Jaime all of Warren; his brother, Daniel Timothy Oakes and his wife Katrina Jeannine Oakes of Rockland; his grandparents, Noel and Geraldine Oakes of Rockland, Philip and Mabel Pease of Union; nieces and nephews, Emily, James, Mary and Lucy; Aunt Kathy Kellet and her husband Roger of Hope; and Uncle Bruce Pease of Richland, Wash.

A gathering of love and remembrance for close friends and family will be held Friday, Aug. 29, at 3 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, Warren.

To share a memory or story with Steve's family, please visit his Book of Memories at Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.