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DW Miles Sr.


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DW Miles Sr. Obituary
Miles, Sr., DW
1925 - 2018
Deacon DW Miles Sr., age 92, departed this life on January 27, 2018. He was born in Jackson, Mississippi on March 16,1925 to Lillie Clark. DW served in the US Army during WWII. He owned and operated a Trucking Business in Columbus for over 60 years. He was a dedicated member and Deacon of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching sports, traveling to car shows, studying and reading the Bible. DW is preceded in death by his mother Lillie Clark, daughter Rosezena (Peggy) Miles and son Dan Miles. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosalee; daughter, Molly (James) Campbell; sons, James (Leilani) Miles, Thomas (Joan) Simmons, DW (Felicia) Miles, Jr., and Jerry Miles; 29 grandchildren, and 41 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Catherine Baity; brother-in-law, John Baity; lifelong friend, Charles Fields; special friends, William (Vonceial) Brown; dedicated neighbors; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Celebration of Life 10 am Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church (Sr. Pastor Lance Humphrey), 1535 Dewey Ave., where the family will receive friends from 9 am until the start of service. Interment Evergreen Burial Park. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To express condolences to the Miles family, please visit DW's online memory book at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 1, 2018
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