Mr. Tommie Irvin Miles age 74 of Rice, VA passed away Friday January 8, 2010 in Richmond, VA. He is survived by his wife Florence Marie Bowman Miles; brothers, James "Pete" Miles and his wife Annie May, Allen "Ray" Miles and his wife Patsy all of Dillwyn, VA; Sisters, Gladys Toney and her husband Frank of Highland Springs, VA, Cora Frances Smith and Shirley Waycaster both of Dillwyn, VA, Faye Marion and her husband Curtis of Cumberland, VA; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Cora Miles; and two brothers Earl Miles and Stanley Miles. He was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church in Rice, VA and served as Deacon and Usher. He was retired from the Green Bay District of the Virginia Department of Transportation. He loved to deer and rabbit hunt, to garden, and visit with family and friends. He loved to go to the Farmers Daughter's and rock in the rocking chairs and socialize. The family suggest that in lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions be made to the American Hospice Foundation, c/o Hospice of Virginia 202 Clark Street Farmville, VA 23901 or Pisgah Baptist Church PO Box 86 Rice, VA 23966.
The Shorter Funeral Home of Farmville is serving the family. Condolences may also be made online at, www.shorterfuneralhome.com