Warren Eugene (Gene) Miles, 81, of Nokomis, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at his home with his family at his side.
Services for Gene Miles will be held, Saturday, April 22, 2023, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis at 11 am. Visitation will be held from 9 am until 11:00 am, prior to services at the church.
Gene was born February 7, 1942, in McLeansboro to Warren Harding and Eva Rita (Pieper) Miles. He graduated from Nokomis High School with the class of 1960 and went on to attend the University of Illinois. He and Gloria Kamer Cox married and later divorced. Gene and Jane Parker were married June 20, 1981, and she survives. He and his father, Warren, owned and operated Miles Construction and their very early employees were Gene’s sons Doug and Jeff. He was also the owner of Miles Ford in Nokomis for many years. He was a member of the St. Louis Catholic Church, Jaycees, Knights of Columbus, Masons, Shriners, and a member of the Nokomis City Council. Mr. Miles served Montgomery County as a board member for over 16 years and truly enjoyed it. He enjoyed golfing, yard work, mowing and was a car enthusiast. Most of all he loved sitting on his patio watching his grandchildren ride bikes and play ball in the yard.
In addition to his parents, Warren and Rita, he was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Lynn Tumulty.
Gene is survived by his children, Doug (Darla) Miles of Arlington, TX, Jeff (Jill Bertolino Fasiq) of Chatham and Jessie (Justin) Hamrock of Sherman; grandchildren, Jordan Miles, Austin Miles, Jack Hamrock, Joslyn Hamrock and Jace Hamrock; great granddaughter, Shine; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Debbie (Mike) Coling of Greenville and Neil (Deb) Parker of Ft. Myers, FL.
Memorials are suggested to the St. Louis Catholic School, St. Louis Catholic Church, or Shriners Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences can be left at stiehldawsonfh.com
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