Miles Rhyme Mawby
March 2, 1951 – July 6, 2018
Miles R. Mawby, 67, was called home by the Lord on July 6th at Hospice of the Valley after a short battle with lung cancer. He was born March 2, 1951 to Marion and Katherine Mawby at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Lafayette Elementary School and Camelback High School. He joined the Army in 1970 and was honorably discharged in 1972. He married Kathryn in 1975. He worked several jobs until finding his passion doing underground construction, where he retired as a supervisor. Miles always lived in Arizona. His last residence was in Glendale, Arizona. He loved to fish and hunt, especially with his sons and brother. He and Kathy loved to travel and discovered cruises, especially enjoying the Alaskan cruise. He was a member of the Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; four sons: Christopher, Andrew, Matthew and Patrick, and daughter, Krystal; daughter-in-law, Catherina; granddaughter, Mia Grace, the apple of his eye. He is also survived by his brother, Gene; sisters: Kathy and Melanie and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Steven and Richard. A visitation will be held on July 12th from 5-8 pm at A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Mortuary. A funeral service will be held on July 13th at 2 pm at A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Mortuary at 710 W Bethany Home Road. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley in memory of Miles. To leave a condolence please visit www.almoore-grimshaw.com
- Marion Richard Mawby, Father
- Katherine Ilene Mawby, Mother
- Kathryn Anne Mawby, Wife
- Christopher Mawby, Son
- Andrew Mawby, Son
- Matthew Mawby, Son
- Patrick Mawby, Son
- Krystal Mawby, Daughter
- Mia Grace Mawby, Granddaughter
- Gene Mawby, Brother
- Kathy Vandusen, Sister
- Melanie Wesley, Sister
- Visitation Thursday, July 12, 2018
- Celebration of Life Friday, July 13, 2018
Miles Rhyme Mawby
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July 11, 2018
Long distance hugs from Oregon. Deepest sympathies for the loss of your husband.
July 9, 2018
Hi Kathy and family,
I am still out of AZ so will not be able to attend but know I will be by you in spirit giving you a hug. Miles could not have had a better family to love and support him as he was going through so many difficult times. And Kathy, what a great wife! You always kept a happy spirit for him and I know you were stressed but you just kept going. Yet you and your kids were able to maintain normal lives and that was good for Miles too. It’s been fun seeing you at the luncheons as you were taking care of you too.
Know that I along with all your many friends will be here to support you and help you to keep that smile on your face.
You are loved!
Love you Mawby from TN
PS: I can still hear Miles’ voice calling for you at work and I would keep him laughing till you got to the phone. ❤️