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Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home

1751 Dave Ward DR, Conway, AR

OBITUARY

Donald Wayne Miles

May 24, 1954August 14, 2020
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Donald Wayne Miles, 66, went to see Jesus on August 14, 2020, due to an infection of his brain. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Griffin Leggett in Conway, Arkansas. Myron Milholland will be officiating the service. The viewing will be from 12-2 pm, with the service beginning at 2 pm. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Conway, AR.

The pallbearers will be Chuck Snyder, James "JB" Box, Layne Miles, David Ray Harlan, Larry Miles, Gary Miles, JP Miles, and Bub Miles.

Don was born on May 24, 1954 in Dermott, Arkansas to Charles and Jeanette Miles. He graduated from Nemo Vista High School, where he was the President of his class. In his youth he was active in the rodeo. His hobbies were hunting and cooking. Don was a retired truck driver.

Don was a man who loved the Lord. He gave his testimony many times over the years after he survived seven malignant brain tumors in 2005. He had a one of a kind deep voice and loved to sing gospel hymns.

He loved his family immensely and was a sweet and generous soul.

Don is survived by his wife, Glenda Miles; daughters, Rebekah Craft (Jonathan), Whitney Fleming (Jason), and Andrea Standridge (Rustin); step-mother, Mildred Miles; sister, Myra Miller; brother, Matt Miles; 7 grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Jeanette Miles; father, Charles Miles; and sister, Sherry Keathley.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Don's name to the National Brain Tumor Society or the Alzheimer's Association.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chuck Snyder, Pallbearer
  • James "JB" Box, Pallbearer
  • Layne Miles, Pallbearer
  • David Ray Harlan, Pallbearer
  • Larry Miles, Pallbearer
  • Gary Miles, Pallbearer
  • JP Miles, Pallbearer
  • Bub Miles, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation for family and friends

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

  • Burial

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

Memories

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Patty Flowers

August 18, 2020

I graduated with Don at Nemo Vista in 1972 but we always stayed in touch. He was a great friend. Prayers to the family at this time.

Suzanna Kennedy

August 18, 2020

My sympathy and prayers to all the family. Don and I graduated together. My what great memories we all had back in the days at Nemo Vista. Now you are one step above us.

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