Kenneth Richard Miles, age 91 of North Branch, formerly of the Farwell/Clare areas, died Friday, May 10, 2013 at Marlette Hospice Residence. Ken was born March 15, 1922 in Detroit, MI. He is the son of Charles and Loretta (Warburton) Miles. Ken grew up in Detroit and attended Detroit Cooley High School. Ken married Audrey Hill in Virginia Beach. Audrey preceded Ken in death in 2007.
Ken proudly served his country during World War II in the US Navy. Ken was on the U.S.S. LST 61 during the Normandy Invasion. He was also involved with the invasions in South Africa and Italy. Ken delivered milk for Twin Pines in Oakland County for 20 years. Ken was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling. Ken loved spending time with his family.
Ken is survived by: sons, Jack (Catherine) Miles of North Branch and Kenneth Michael Miles of Ann Arbor; grandchildren, Jason Miles, Evan (Laurel) Miles and Heidi Miles; nephews, Mark Miles and Bruce Miles.
Ken is preceded in death by his wife, Audrey; brothers, Charles Miles and Robert Miles; and nephew, Rusty Miles.
Family suggests memorials to: Rod Blumerich Memorial Fund, c/o Roger Blumerich, 6571 Jones Rd., North Branch, MI 48461.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at a later date.
You may share an online condolence at www.blackburnchapel.com
Arrangements entrusted to Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home