Miles Trout

Rev. Miles Lee Trout, age 90, of Cheshire, Ohio, died Sunday evening, September 8, 2013, at his residence. Born September 17, 1922, in Gallipolis, Miles was the son of the late James W. and Nell Board Trout.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his first wife, Ada E. Saunders Trout; by his second wife, Helen A. Shuler Trout; and by six brothers, French, Rex, Wayne, Dennis, Harry and Forrest Trout.

Miles retired as a supervisor from Columbus Southern Power Company. He also was the pastor of several area churches through the years. He was a member of The Silver Memorial Freewill Baptist Church, The Gallia County Ministerial Association, and the Gallia Quarterly Freewill Baptist Conference. He was also a World War II Veteran, having served in the Army Air Corp.

Miles is survived by four children, James Trout of Oak Hill, FL. Ellen Neal of Rockledge, FL. Mark (Kim) Trout of Gallipolis, and Cameron (John) Berger of Cheshire; six grandchildren, Kristen Trout, Amanda Trout, Katie Patten, Kaleb Patten, Olivia Trout, and Joshua Trout; one great-grandson, Charlie Corbitt. Also surviving is one brother, Brooks Trout.

Funeral services will beheld at 1 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Pastor Alfred Holley officiating. Burial will follow in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

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Funeral Home

Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home - Gallipolis
810 2nd. Avenue  Gallipolis, OH 45631

Published in Gallipolis Daily Tribune from Sept. 9 to Sept. 10, 2013