September 18, 1947 - April 7, 2013
Verl I. Miles Jr., 65, Akron, passed away unexpectedly at 11:57 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Wabash County Hospital's emergency room. He was born Sept. 18, 1947, in Marion, to Verl and Lela Mae (Henson) Miles. On May 18, 1990, he married Kathy Klein Spangle in Akron; she survives. Verl graduated from Warsaw High School in 1965. He served his country in the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, camping and trail riding. Verl also loved to spend time with his grandchildren. He was a U.S. Army Ranger for two years. Also, Verl was in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. Most recently, he was a maintenance man for the Fort Wayne Foundry in Columbia City. He is survived by his wife Kathy Miles, Akron; two daughters, Amy and husband Bryan Rice, Silver Lake, and Leslie Miles, Warsaw; one stepson, Josh and wife Sarah Spangle, Warsaw; one stepdaughter, Amy and husband Brett Leach, Warsaw; grandchildren, Kegan, Hunter, Gabrien and Josiah Rice, Silver Lake, Ema Ousley, Warsaw, and Vivienne Spangle, Warsaw; three brothers, Gregg and wife Dianne Miles, Illinois, Douglas Miles, South Whitley, and Shayne and wife Tirzah Miles, Warsaw; and three sisters, Dawne Miles, Kentucky, Nikki and husband Lonnie Henson, Alabama, and Tasha Meyers, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Verl and Lela Mae Miles; and one brother, Darryl Miles. Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Akron Church of God, with reverends Marvin Parrish and Michael Rohrer officiating. Services will be followed by military rites performed by the Fulton County Honor Guard. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron. Verl's final remembrance place will be in Akron Cemetery, Akron. Memorial contributions may be made to Indy Vet House, Inc., 484 East Carmel Drive, No. 170, Carmel, 46032-2812. Share a memory or send an online condolence at www.hartzlerfuneralservices.com.
Verl I. Miles Jr., 65, Akron, passed away unexpectedly at 11:57 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Wabash County Hospital's emergency room. He was born Sept. 18, 1947, in Marion, to Verl and Lela Mae (Henson) Miles. On May 18, 1990, he married... View Obituary & Service Information
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