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In Memory of

Doyle Rakes

July 22, 1937 - November 19, 2016

Obituary


Doyle Franklin Rakes, 79 of Cave Springs passed away Saturday November 19. He was born July 22, 1937 in Bentonville to the late John "Frank" and Loretta Goebel Rakes. He lived most of his life in Benton County. Following four years proudly serving in the US Navy, he began his 40 year career as head of maintenance for Harris Baking Company. He loved riding motorcycles and was exceptionally skilled at building many things. Survivors include his wife Gwen; a daughter, Diana Barnes (Charles) of Rogers; 2 sons, Scott Rakes of Rogers and Patrick Rakes (Nanci)...

Doyle Franklin Rakes, 79 of Cave Springs passed away Saturday November 19. He was born July 22, 1937 in Bentonville to the late John "Frank" and Loretta Goebel Rakes. He lived most of his life in Benton County. Following four years proudly serving in the US Navy, he began his 40 year career as head of maintenance for Harris Baking Company. He loved riding motorcycles and was exceptionally skilled at building many things. Survivors include his wife Gwen; a daughter, Diana Barnes (Charles) of Rogers; 2 sons, Scott Rakes of Rogers and Patrick Rakes (Nanci) of Tennessee; 3 grandchildren, Sean Rakes, Benjamin Rakes and Samantha Barnes-Stockwell and a brother, Larry Rakes (Lilly) of Mountain View. Memorials are suggested to St. Theodores Episcopal Church, 1001 Kingsland Rd, Bella Vista, AR 72714; Circle of Life Hospice at Legacy Village, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762 or Bella Vista Animal Shelter, 32 Bella Vista Way, Bella Vista, AR 72714. The Funeral will be at 2:00pm, Saturday, December 3 at St. Theodores Episcopal Church in Bella Vista. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. www.RollinsFuneral.com