Corbin Isaac Miles Jr.
February 5, 1940 – June 2, 2018
Corbin Isaac Miles, 78, of Summerville, South Carolina, husband of Pamela Janet Miles, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Charleston, South Carolina.
Family and friends are invited to attend Corbin’s Northern Virginia funeral on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the National Funeral Home & National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, from 11 to 12 o’clock followed by a brief graveside service. A reception will follow at the home of Chris and Susan Miles, 11414 Shirley Gate Ct. in Fairfax, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org or to the Old Fort Community Impact for Christ (CIFC) mission at www.oldfortbaptist.org/giving Corbin was born February 5, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Corbin I. Miles, Sr. and Palma Chirillo Miles. Although he couldn’t count or spell more than three letter words by the third grade, he went on to receive undergraduate degrees in math, chemistry and physics, and his Masters and Ph.D. in chemistry from Wayne State University. He worked his entire career at the Food and Drug Administration in Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan and Washington D.C. Corbin retired from the FDA in 1995 after a very distinguished career. He was also very active in church work, Boy Scouts, and other volunteer jobs. He was a deacon at church and was in charge of the mission work of the church for many years. He went on evangelistic missions to Venezuela, Panama, Russia, and spent a year on mission in Tanzania East Africa with Pam, going on many adventures together.
Survivors including: wife Pamela of 57 years: four children: son Todd (Dawn) of Purcellville VA, son Chris (Susan) of Fairfax VA, daughter Lindsay Lewis (Rocky) of Summerville SC, and son Corbin Neal (Stacy) of Paisley, Scotland; nine grandchildren: Kelsey Lewis of Atlanta GA, Keri Sandefur (Mike) of Summerville SC, Trey Lewis (Rachel) of Raleigh NC, Patrick Miles (Meghan) of No. Charleston SC, Shannon Miles of No. Charleston, Corbin Neal Miles Jr, Aidan Miles, Boston Miles and Rowan Miles all of Paisley, Scotland. One great grandson Abraham Lewis of Raleigh NC. Also, Father Richard Miles (brother) of Kenner, LA, Jenny Botz (sister) of Saugatuck, MI, and Donald Miles (brother) of Eugene OR.
- Celebration of Life Saturday, June 23, 2018
- Graveside Service Saturday, June 23, 2018