Obituary: Rees E. Miles Jr.

Rees E. Miles Jr.

SEYMOUR — Rees E. “Butch” Miles, Jr., 73, of Seymour, entered into peaceful rest on March 29, 2017 at the West Haven Veteran’s Administration Medical Center; he was the beloved husband of the late Jeanette (Owen) Miles.

Mr. Miles was born Jan. 26, 1944 in Derby, son of the late Rees E., Sr., and Bula (Douillet) Miles, and was step-son to the late Evelyn Kriz. He was a graduate from Southbury High School where he was a record holding javelin thrower in track and field. Butch was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and had served with the Army Corps of Engineers. He was a member of the David S. Miles Post 174, American Legion, Oxford, and also the Concordia Singing Society, Seymour. Mr. Miles enjoyed trips to Nova Scotia, as well as hunting, fishing, and the great outdoors.

Mr. Miles leaves his loving sons, Eric Miles of Beacon Falls, and Joseph E. Miles of Seymour. His brothers, Roger “Rocky” Miles and Ralph Miles, and sisters, Jeannette Deegan and Barbara Miles predeceased him.

All services are private. There are no calling hours. The Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour is entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the David S. Miles Post 174, American Legion, 43 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478.

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