James Giles

Portland, Tennessee

1941 - 2019 (Age 88)


Portland, Tennessee


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James Giles

Portland - James Franklin Giles age 77, of Portland, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at his residence.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the chapel of McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home, Clarksville, TN with Frank Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Clarksville.

The Giles family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and 1 p.m. until the hour of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

James entered into this life on June 11, 1941 in Christian County, KY son of the late William and Margaret Powers Giles. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 71, Telephone Pioneers, and an Honorary Kentucky Col. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, William Giles.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Cross Giles; children, Robert (Robin) Giles, James Kevin Giles, Ed (Edith) Muhler, and Kim (Glenn) Bussard; grandchildren, Keith Giles, Adrian Giles, McKayla Giles, Toby Muhler, and Owen Muhler; great-grandchildren, Emma West, Dayton West, and Major Wright; Sissy, and Bella.

Family will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be made online at www.NaveFuneralHomes.com.

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Lots of fond memories with this guy in the Boy Scouts! My prayers are with all of your family.

Dear Jeanne and Family,

Thoughts and prayers of condolences to you all in the loss of Jim. May he now enjoy his reward in Heaven and the peace and love of God.

Dear Rosie Charlie and entire Hall and Giles family, Our deepest consolidations on the loss of Jim. We feel like we lost a member of our own family. We are so lucky to have had the opportunity to have known Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time . Love Pat and Linda Gurganus

May he rest in the peace of Christ,

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Mary Schilling Hampshire

great guy he will be missed

Uncle Jim loved his family and he loved his golf. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sorry we cannot be there. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We have many good memories of Uncle Jim. He loved his family and loved his golf.