BUCKHANNON — Ralph H. Miles, 92, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2016 at his daughter’s home. He was born July 5, 1924 in Weston, a son of the late Albert Ross and Nancy Christina Hall Miles. On April 25, 1947 he married Melba Josephene McKisic who preceded him in death on April 9, 2005. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one sister, Willae Harrison and one brother, William W. Miles. Surviving are two daughters, Renee Todd and husband Jim, of Reynoldsville, and Debra Williams and husband Alan, of Newborn, Ga.; one son, Benny Miles and wife Diane, of Grafton; four grandsons, Scott Todd and wife Brandy, of Reynoldsville, Robbie Fox and wife Angelia, of Covington, Ga. and Brian Miles and wife Stephanie and Brandon Miles and wife Kristen, all of Morgantown; two granddaughters, DeAnna Moore and husband Carlyle, of Jackson, Ga. and Kristi McElwain and husband Matthew, of Clarksburg; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson, one sister-in-law, Rita Miles, of Bridgeport; several nieces and nephews and a special family friend, Patricia Currence, of Buckhannon.
Mr. Miles served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Lorentz UMC and was a lineman and line supervisor for Mon Power. Friends will be received today, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Calvin McCutcheon officiating. Burial will follow in the Lorentz Cemetery in Lorentz. The Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct military honors. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.