Bill Text: VA HJR396 | 2022 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Adam Jeffery Oakes.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2022-03-10 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ396ER) [HJR396 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2022-HJR396-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Adam Jeffrey Oakes.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 8, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, March 10, 2022

WHEREAS, Adam Jeffrey Oakes, a beloved son, brother, cousin, friend, and member of the Potomac Falls community, died on February 27, 2021; and

WHEREAS, growing up, Adam played Little League baseball, basketball, and football while attending Countryside Elementary School, River Bend Middle School, and Potomac Falls High School, where he played freshman football and graduated in the spring of 2020; and

WHEREAS, Adam loved sports, regularly playing basketball and watching and debating games with his father and friends while cheering on his favorite teams, the Washington Wizards, Oklahoma Thunder, and San Francisco 49ers; and

WHEREAS, Adam was happiest when spending time with his family and particularly enjoyed playing with his little cousins in the ocean and the pool during summer vacations to Sunset Beach, North Carolina; and

WHEREAS, Adam welcomed others unconditionally and was part of a tight-knit group of friends who not only shared interests but supported one another in their times of need; and

WHEREAS, Adam Oakes will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by his loving parents, Eric and Linda, and numerous other family members and friends who he forever made an impact on; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Adam Jeffrey Oakes, a cherished member of the Potomac Falls community whose kind and generous nature was a comfort to all who knew him; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Adam Jeffrey Oakes as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for his memory.