Robert L. "Bob" Miles, 82, Louisville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at Norton Audubon Hospital.
He was born on July 4, 1931 in Loretto. He worked at Belknap Inc. for 37 years and Fire King International for seven years. He was an active member of St. Rita Catholic Church, a devoted father and a friend to all.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Walter and Katherine Mattingly Miles; and three brothers, J.W. Miles Jr., Elmer Miles and Frankie Miles.
Survivors include: his wife of 60 years, Emma Jean Mattingly Miles; two sons, Steve Miles (Donna) of Hamilton, Ohio and Ed Miles (Cathy) of Louisville; three daughters, Suzanne Cwiak (Rich) of Frankfort, Kathy Miles (Jim) and Carol Prewitt all of Louisville; five grandchildren, Chris Renaud (Jenny), Michelle Renaud, Anthony Miles, Katelyn Prewitt and Abigail Prewitt; two great-grandsons, Michael and Robert Renaud; four sisters, Betty Lou Thompson and Therese Hamilton (Leon) all of Loretto, Linda Medley (Dave) of Mount Washington, and Mary Catherine Lamkin (Bill) of New Mexico; and one brother, Louie Miles (Lorene) of Louisville.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at St. Rita Catholic Church, 8709 Preston Highway, Louisville, with burial to follow in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, 8785 Highway 52, St. Francis. Rev. Charles Howell will be the celebrant.
Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home, 8519 Preston Highway, Louisville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by check to St. Rita Church "Building Fund", 8709 Preston Highway, Louisville, KY 40219.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.