Clifford Oakes, 87, husband of the late Tessie Pohoda Oakes, died March 13.

Born Sept. 21, 1928, in Dorchester, Va. to the late James and Cora Oakes.

Survived by his children, Ken (Deb) Oakes of New York, Donna (Albert) Saddler of Florida, and Clifford (Peg) Oakes of Milford; eight grandchildren and their spouses; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours: Thursday, March 24, 9-11 a.m., at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford; service at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery, 280 Derby Ave., West Haven.