Carl James Wiles, 75, of Mebane, lost his battle to cancer on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, after an extended illness and went to be with his Heavenly Father.
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Carl was honorably discharged from the National Guard in 1955. He was a former employee of Craftique Inc., former owner and operator of Wiles Refinishing Shop of Burlington. He retired from Carolina Biological.
Carl was preceded in death by his wife, Fay Wiles; son, Mike Wiles; sister, Frances Griffin; brother, Bernard Wiles; and his parents, Dewey and Edna Wiles.
He is survived by his daughter, Martha "Sissy" Barefoot and husband, Curtis Barefoot; granddaughter, Amy Brown; grandson, Dustin Wiles; sisters, Peggy DeVos, Mikie Calder and Elsie Blevins; brother, Tommy Wiles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Words cannot express the generosity and compassion Carl showed others. He was a master craftsman and professional in his field and will be missed dearly.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at the McClure Funeral Service Chapel in Mebane at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:45 prior the service. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Alamance/Caswell Palliative Care, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington NC 27217 or the
, 4 Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407
Condolences can be sent online at www.mcclurefuneralservice.net
Published in TheTimesNews.com from October 6 to October 7, 2012