Former Cutchogue resident Barney V. Oates passed away Aug. 4, 2013, at his home in Lehigh Acres, Fla. He was 71 years old.
He was born in Greenport Sept. 7, 1944, to Jenny and Barney Oates Sr. of Peconic. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1964, then helped out on his family’s farm. He also worked for the Southold Town Highway Department for 10 years before retiring and moving to Florida.
Mr. Oates was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Dottie, in May 2011. He is survived by his daughters, Susette and Cindy; his grandchildren, Shelby, Lauren and Matthew; his sister, Joan; his brother, David (Diane); and nieces, Kathy and Michelle.
Mr. Oates was buried in Florida next to his wife.
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