James M. Oates passed away November 5, 2021. He was born on July 7, 1943 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey a son of William and Betty (Peterson) Oates.
James proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1960-1964. He was a Truck Driver for Boss-Linco Truck Lines and Golding Trucking in Lockport.
James is survived by his children Paul D. Oates and Kelly (Nate) Massicotte; Grandchildren Emily and Ben Massicotte; brother Paul (Cheryl) Oates; sisters Connie Ekback, Molly (Jack) Kirchgraber, Nadine Oates, Pam (late Ed) Reeb; 3 nieces and 3 nephews.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday November 13, 2021 from 2-4PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home 242 Genesee St. Lockport, NY. Visit pruddenandkandt.com.