Wednesday, December 19, 2007

William Robert Miles, 80, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, Dec.16, 2007, in St. John's Hospital, Berryville, Ark.

He was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of John Francis and Mary Oma (Blair) Miles. On July 26, 1947, in St. Louis, he was united in marriage to Shirley Mae Birtley, who preceded him in death on Jan. 15, 1991. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Patrick.

Survivors include: one brother, Charles Miles; and one sister, Mary Helen Shaw, both of Indianapolis, Ind.

He entered the United States Army on Dec. 3, 1945, and served until July 21, 1947. After his discharge from the Army he worked for the Goodyear Tire Company and in 1988 moved from St. Louis to Shell Knob to make his home. He was of the Catholic faith.

His body was cremated under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob, Missouri. Burial will be at St. Louis National Cemetery.

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