Vernon Liles Jr.

Vernon Liles Jr.

Vernon Liles Jr.

Vernon Liles Jr., 81, of Vanceburg, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.

He was born October 12, 1935, in Lewis County, a son of the late Vernon Liles Sr. and Mary Pruitt Liles.

Vernon was a member of Black Oak Christian Church where he served as an elder. He was a retired carpenter and was the owner and operator of Carol Lynn Carpet at Black Oak. Vernon loved playing music, watching UK Basketball, old cars, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Vernon is survived by his wife 48 years, Phyllis Ruggles Liles; one son and daughter-in-law, Rocky and Robin Liles of Sarasota, Florida; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Mike Eicher of Powell, Ohio, Gail and Gary Blaine of St. Paul, and Sandra and John Wilhelm of Lexington; seven grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Debbe Liles of White Bluff, Tennessee; and one sister and brother-in-law, Frieda and Dorse Underwood of Garrison. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Robin Liles.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Globe Family Funeral Chapel in Garrison with Bro. Danny Bentley officiating. Burial will follow in Waring Cemetery at Garrison.

Friends may visit from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, and after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at Globe Family Funeral Chapel, 103 Dudley Avenue in Garrison.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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