DAVID ALAN MILES "PIZZA DAVE" HAMMOND, IN
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David A. Miles, age 68, of Hammond passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 15, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda J. "Ernie" (nee Nichols); three children: Anthony (Jean) Miles, Nikki Miles, and Jennifer (Kamal) Kaaoush; six grandchildren: Walter Farrish, Greyson Miles, Khristina Via, Robert (Meghan) Via, and Gavin and Jessica James; one great grandchild, Makanzi Via; one brother, John "Jack" (Reba) Miles; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends. Preceded in death by his parents; Robert and Beatrice Miles, and sister Patricia Smith. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) with Pastor Jeffrey Hannon officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Schererville. Friends are invited to meet with the family at Bocken Funeral Home on Thursday June 19, 2014 for a time of visitation from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Dave was raised in Cedar Lake but had lived his entire adult life in the Hammond/Hessville area. He proudly served our country in the Army during the Korean War. He was retired from Local 41 as a construction worker after over 45 years of service. Dave was the former owner and operator of Anthony D's Pizza in Hessville. He enjoyed watching sports and was a huge fan of the Great Washington Red Skins. Dave was a kind and loving husband, a devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. For more information you may contact Bocken Funeral Home (219) 844-1600 or visit us at: www.bockenfunerals.com.
Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46363
Published in The Times from June 17 to June 18, 2014