Daniel I. Miles, 52, died suddenly Tuesday morning, August 21, 2012 at his home. He was a native of Hawaii but had lived in Baxley most of his life. He was son of the late Floyd Miles and was also preceded in death by a brother, Reuben Miles and a sister Melinda Thompson.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Denise Denner Miles of Baxley; his mother, Patsy Chavis Dyson of Millwood; his step mother, Coleen Miles of Baxley; one son, Daniel Reuben Miles (Loretta) of Baxley; two daughters, Daphne Thomas (Jerome) of Baxley and Debbie Rushing (Jason) of Surrency; two brothers, Michael Miles of New Mexico and Fred Miles of Baxley; one sister, Susan Hutchinson (Jamie) of Baxley. Also, six grandchildren survive.
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at Miles Chapel Church in Appling County with the Rev. Doug Weisel officiating. Interment followed in church cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. The body was carried to the church at 1:00 p.m. Thursday to lie in state.
Active pallbearers were Bill Register, Andrew McMann, Dewayne Carter, Tom Spivey, Lewis Chancey and Tim Courson.
All others in attendance were considered honorary escorts.
Crosby Funeral Home of Alma was in charge of all the arrangements.