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David E. Miles

David E. Miles, age 81, passed away Saturday November 20, 2021, at Hospice Savannah.

Mr. Miles was born November 23, 1939, in Jeff Davis County. After graduating from Jeff Davis High School, he moved to Jacksonville, Florida where he worked in retail for several years before his love for helping grieving families, led him to employment at Peeples Funeral Home in Jacksonville. He later returned to Hazlehurst, Georgia at the request of his father, Robert Miles, to join the family business, Miles Funeral Home.

After working at the family business for 19 years, David and his wife, Louise, a licensed funeral director, purchased Strickland-Bass Funeral Home in Baxley Georgia and changed the name to David E. Miles Funeral Home. David and Louise serviced the people of Baxley for many years before retiring to Savannah GA.

David was a 1975 graduate of Gupton Jones Mortuary School in Atlanta and was a member of the honorary mortuary science fraternity Pi Sigma ETA. He was a member of and served as a deacon of Woodlawn Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Miles and Maybelle Rogers and a granddaughter, Loraine Womble.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Louise Miles of Savannah; 2 daughters, Teri Bell (Steve) of Savannah, and Maria Miles (Russell) of Midway; 6 Grandchildren, Larry Summerlin (Jenny) of Canton, GA, Jeremiah Womble (Ameigh) of Statesboro, Shane Bookhardt (Anna) of Rincon, Megan King (Joel) of Hazlehurst, Amiee’ Green ( Troy) of Hazlehurst, and Hannah Bookhardt of Savannah; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 Sister, Virginia McEachin of Hazlehurst, several nieces and nephews also survive.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 11 A.M. from the Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Rick Brown and the Reverend Robert Wigley officiating.

Interment will follow in the Hazlehurst City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday evening form 6 until 8 P.M. at the funeral home chapel.

Active Pallbearers will be Larry Summerlin, Shane Bookhardt, Jeremiah Womble, Lamar Carter, John Lawrence, and Jim Lawrence.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all in attendance.

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mr. David E. Miles.

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Our love and prayers are with you

Winston and Lila Everett Nov 23 2021 2:32 PM

Louise I'm so sorry to hear about David Prayers for you and all of the family

Merle Brewer Nov 23 2021 11:15 AM

Such a good caring man. Thank you

Sheila lee Nov 23 2021 9:30 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.

Dede Roberts Nov 22 2021 6:06 PM

So sorry for your loss. The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Jr Carter Nov 22 2021 3:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Miles

Maria & Russell Nov 22 2021 2:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of David Miles

Penny Thigpen Nov 22 2021 1:04 PM

Amiee' we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers .

Clyde and Donna Miles Nov 22 2021 12:40 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Miles

Roger and Patty Kicklighter Nov 22 2021 12:11 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Miles

Janice Craven Nov 21 2021 8:02 PM

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