Richard E. Wiles


November 14, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Richard Eugene “Rich” Wiles, 91, Altoona, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Neodesha.

 A visitation will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Loran Fawcett Chapel, Neodesha, followed by his funeral service at 2 p.m. at the Altoona Cemetery.

Richard was born Sept. 23, 1927, near Altoona to Irvin Joseph and Arzilla May Shoas.

He married Pearl Maxine Lour on May 22, 1949. She preceded him in death. He later married Elvalen Harwood. She survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Robert Eugene Wiles (Amy Ransom) of Rochester, Minn., Lonnie Joe (Linda) Wiles of LaMarque, Texas, David Lynn Wiles (Tammy VanFossen) of Humboldt and Jeffrey Todd Wiles (Anna) of Leander, Texas; one sister, Margaret (Bob) Troutman, of Tribune; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and three step great-great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and Samuel Wiles; two sisters, Winifred Denzler and Roberta Forsythe; and one nephew, Charles Lester “Skeet” Wiles.


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