James Miles

Obituary of James Randolph Miles

James Randolph Miles was born November 29, 1929 in Powhatan County, Virginia to Lemon (Putler) and Alice Gertrude Miles. James departed this life on Monday, August 10, 2020 at his home in Powhatan, Virginia. He attended Pocahontas Public School, Powhatan, Virginia. Born and reared in the Mount Pero Baptist Church. James met his sweetheart Estelle J. Bradley and were married on August 3, 1951. Moved to East Moriches, New York. Joined the team at the Warner Potatoe Farm for several years. After receiving his Electrician License, he worked at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, New York for 35 years and retired. James loved playing the guitar, keyboard, spades and bid wisk. Traveling with his wife and friends with fund memories. James with a big heart, loved life and family. Preceded in death by his wife, Estelle J. Bradley; Parents, Lemon & Alice Miles; Siblings, Wille Miles, Alice Townes(Beverly), Sadie Nash(Rayfield), Virginia Miles, Lemon Arthur Miles , Alexander(Alec) Miles(Martha), Mollie Alease Phillips(Willie), and Gertrude Coles(Samuel). He leaves to cherish his memory: Daughter, Krystal Gail Miles Grigsby; Grandson, Jason Burry; Sisters in law, Ellen Finney, Lillian Slayton and Maude Munford; a devoted nephew, Jerry Townes; a host of loving nieces and nephews, cousins, family and friends. A special childhood friend Walter Saunders. The Family To Those Whom I Love Do not mourn because God is ready to take me home, Be grateful that by my family I was known, For my days on earth are dwindling to a few, Be glad God gave me the chance to know you, Please wipe tears from your eyes, Because pain will be gone, and you have no reason to cry. I may not have been famous or well know, But, our memories, our laughs are yours to keep, It'll be just as if I fell asleep, Now, God I am ready to come home. James Randolph Miles
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Saturday
22
August

Memorial Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Mt. Pero Baptist Church
1530 Cook Road
Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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