The VirtualBoxwell Team is sad to announce the passing of Ron Oakes. Ron was Stahlman’s second Camp Director, joining the Boxwell staff for the 1962 and 1963 seasons. He had been a Scout himself, a member of troop 174 out of Sparta and eventually started his professional career under Ward Akers in 1960 as the DE for the Central District. He rose to Director of Field Service before securing his own council in 1976, the Pine Burr Area Council in Hattiesburg, MS. He later joined the Regional Staff out of Atlanta, serving 34 years as a professional Scouter.
Ron Oakes passed away Monday, June 28, 2021.
You may read his obituary here: http://rose-neath.com/wordpress/obituaries/ronald-lee-oakes/8349/