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Michael Wayne "David" Rakes
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1970
Death: Jul. 20, 2009

Michael Wayne "David" Rakes, 38, of Waco, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, at his residence. Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday at Gholson Cemetery with Dr. John Crowder officiating. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

David was born in West, Texas, to Charles Michael and Frances Earline Carpenter Rakes. He attended West schools and graduated from LaVega High School in 1989. David was a carpenter for several area contractors including Gloria Bolier for over five years. He also worked for American Marble Company in Waco and Quality Marble Company in West. He was a Baptist. David enjoyed playing his radio, listening to music, dancing under the stars, swimming in the river, driving four-wheel drive trucks, shooting pistols, and his rebel flags.

David is preceded in death by his grandmother, Katherine Louise Carpenter.

Survivors include his son, Seth Rakes, of Dallas; daughters, Kaylyn Rakes, of Dallas, Rayne Rakes, of Waco and Sierra Rakes, of Houston; his mother, Earline Stephens, of Waco; his father, Charles Rakes, of Meadows of Dan, Virginia; his grandfather, Elvin Earl Carpenter, of Richland; a brother, Heath Mynar and wife, Kelly, of Waco; a sister, Tracie Mynar, of Waco; an uncle, Buddy Carpenter and wife, Suzanne, of Celeste; an aunt, Evelyn Womack and husband, Ken, of New Caney; nephews, Gage and Damon; nieces, Brooke and Breanna; and many other relatives and friends.

Waco Tribune Herald: 7/23/2009...N4
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  Frances Earlene Carpenter Stephens (1951 - 2017)
Gholson Cemetery
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jul 23, 2009
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