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James M. Hakes

September 22, 1948 - June 5, 2019
Muskegon, MI


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Mr. James McKinley Hakes, age 70, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born in Mishawaka, IN on September 22, 1948 to Jack & Martha (Reihl) Hakes and served his country in the US Army Reserves during the Vietnam War. Mr. Hakes had been employed in Sales until retiring. James was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and enjoyed fishing, drawings, golfing, hunting and classic cars.


Daughter, Suzanne McMullan; grandchildren, Eric (Brittany) Wente & Chase McMullan; great grandchildren, Margot & Jude Wente; siblings, Thomas (Christine) Hakes & Pamela (Douglas) Cengiz; aunt, Joann Stahl; nieces, nephews, cousins & friends; former wife, Kathy Hakes. He was preceded in death by his parents.


A Celebration of James life will be held at a later date. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please give to the American Heart Association. Please visit to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.

Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon