Ruben Wilson Miles
- Born: 1 Dec 1918
- Marriage: Hazel Doughtie
- Died: 25 Dec 2002, Hertford, Perquimans Co., NC at age 84
- Buried: Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, Virginia
The 1920 Federal Census for Franklin, Southampton County, VA, District 213,page 203A, dated January 19, 1920 records Wilson Miles (1 0/12 - VA) living with his parents Ruben L. (29 - VA) and Lulyan [Lillian] (25 - VA) Miles and siblings Lucile (4 7/12 - VA) and Cecil L. (2 11/12 - VA) at 107 Third Avenue. Ruben is a Grocery Merchant.
Obituary - Ruben W. Miles
December 27, 2002 - http://www.pilotonline.com/obits/ob1227obt.html
HERTFORD -- Ruben Wilson Miles, 84, of the 100 block of Pinewood Trail, died Dec. 25, 2002, in his home.
Born in Isle of Wight County, he was the widower of Hazel Doughtie Miles and the son of the late Lillian Outland and Ruben Lee Miles. He retired as a shipfitter with Norfolk Naval Shipyard Shop No. 11, Portsmouth. Miles was a member of Chapel On the Sound where he was a former deacon, taught Sunday school, was a former Sunday school superintendent and a choir member. He was a Mason and a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include a daughter, Rita M. Jeffress and husband, Jeff, of Hertford; two sons, Carroll L. Miles and wife, Kathy, of Chesapeake and Terry L. Miles of Greenville, N.C.; two sisters, Verl Waterfield of Smithfield and Christine Spivey of Windsor, Va.; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Danny Miles, a sister, Lucille Beckett and a brother, Cecil Miles.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Swindell Funeral Home. A funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with entombment taking place at 3 p.m. in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk.
Ruben Wilson Miles was a Mason and was a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was a Deacon and Sunday school teacher at Chapel on the Sound, Hertford, North Carolina.
The SSDI records:
Ruben W. Miles SSN: 225-16-7668 Last Residence: 27944 Hertford, Perquimans Co., North Carolina, United States of America Born: 1 Dec 1918 Died: 25 Dec 2002 State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1960)
Ruben's son, Cecil: The SSDI records:
Cecil Miles SSN: 224-50-3393 Last Residence: 23315 Carrsville, Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States of America Born: 2 Jan 1917 Died: Jul 1974 State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1955)
North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004
Name: Ruben Wilson Miles
Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic
Marital Status: Widowed
Social Security Number: 225167668
Father's Last Name: Miles
Age: 84 Years
Date of Birth: 1 Dec 1918
Birth State: Virginia
Residence County: Perquimans
Residence State: North Carolina
Residence Zip Code: 27944
Education: 12th grade
Date of Death: 25 Dec 2002
Death County: Perquimans
Death State: North Carolina
Autopsy:Autopsy Not Performed
Autopsy Findings: Autopsy findings were not considered in determining cause of death
Burial Location: Burial out-of-state
Recorded date: 27 Dec 2002
Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics
Ruben married Hazel Doughtie, daughter of Luther Carroll Doughtie Sr. and Lucy Ann Winborne. (Hazel Doughtie was born on 13 May 1920 in Nansemond Co, VA, died on 3 Nov 1996 in Hertford, Perquimans Co., NC and was buried in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Chapel, Suffolk, VA.)