Thomas L. "Tom" Miles, 78, of Greenville and formerly of New Paris, passed away late Friday evening, March 23, 2012 at his residence.
He was born September 8, 1933 near Eaton, OH, son of the late William A. and Bertha (Wysong) Miles. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Russell, Clarence "Shorty" and James Miles; and a sister, Ethel Shock.
Tom was retired from the former Corning Glass in Greenville where he had worked for 38 years. He had attended the Greenville Missionary Church and was a member of the Corning Retirees.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret J. (Gehron) Miles; children, Terry & Carmelisa (Tuco) Miles of Hollansburg, Larry & Joyce (Weyant) Miles of New Madison, Jerry Miles of New Paris, Diane Pace of Greenville, and Donna & Guy Hammaker of Ansonia ; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Paul Miles of Celina; and his in laws, Corda Leeper, Melvin Gehron, and Willard and Karen Gehron all of North Star; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 28 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Gary Oser officiating. Private Burial will follow at a later date in the Greenville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com