John Joseph Jake
June 11, 1971  -  December 14, 2018

John Joseph Jake

Fairfax Cemetery
600 S. 8th Street
Fairfax, OK  74637
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John Joseph Jake, age 47, former resident of Fairfax, Oklahoma passed away on Friday morning, December 14, 2018 in Tulsa.

John was born on Friday, June 11, 1971 in Oklahoma City, Okla. to Bryce and Kathryn Ann (Roberts) Jake. He is the grandson of the late James Chakah & Anna Kathryn (Goode) Roberts, Sr. and great grandson of George H & Mary Roberts, Sr. and Hall & Maggie (Yellowhorse) Goode, Sr. He was of Osage and Pawnee ancestry and from the Gray Horse District.

He was reared and attended schools in Oklahoma City before moving to Fairfax with his mother. At the age of 12, his mother passed and John continued his education in Fairfax Schools while living with relatives in Fairfax. As an adult, he worked at Wal-Mart stores in the Tulsa area.

John enjoyed boxing, playing guitar, going to tough-man contests in the Tulsa area, and the Beatles.

Survivors include his father, Bryce Jake of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Uncle Richard Roberts of Tulsa, Okla.; many Jake & Roberts family cousins, as well as other extended family and friends.

His mother, Kathryn Jake; Uncle James C. Roberts, Jr.; Aunt Amanda K. Roberts as well as his grandparents, preceded John in death.

Cremation is under the kind guidance of Hunsaker Wooten Funeral Home of Fairfax.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at:

John was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed.


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  1. Christy Newman
    Tulsa, OK

    My favorite cousin. Always had positive things to say. Cared deeply, open minded, sweet. Was a man about town, was helpful in whatever way possible. Loved to chit chat. A bit of a loner but loved his family. You will be missed.

  2. Charla
    Tulsa, OK

    A loving person , I will miss his songs and big bear hugs. A real cool guy who loved his family and always had a smile on his face. I hope that John will have peace. Playing his guitar singing the Beatles songs for all those he loved. My little cousin I cherish his memory and always in my heart.

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