Jim L. Liles

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Jim L. Liles

November 05, 1944 - November 24, 2018

Jim L. Liles Jim L. Liles, 74 of Edmond, Okla., passed away Nov. 24, 2018, at his home, after a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 5, 1944 in Shawnee, Okla. to Jean and Lehman Liles. Jim had two brothers, Earl and Dale Liles both of Shawnee.
He graduated from Del City High School and served in the Oklahoma National Guard for nine years, retiring as Sergeant E5. He later retired from Phillip Morris USA in 2003 as an area manager of military sales.
Jim married the love of his life, Sylvia Vanderheiden on Feb. 22, 1982. They shared many happy times with family and friends during their years together. They especially enjoyed their house boat "Ace in the Hole" on Lake Murray. He was also a sooner fanatic. Jim was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Jim L. Liles was preceded in death by his parents Jean and Lehman Liles, grandparents Harley and Josie Cook, and brother Earl Liles.
Jim is survived by his loving wife Sylvia of the home, son Chris Liles and wife Kathleen of Edmond, Terry Ashwill and Wife Diane of OKC, Bryant Ashwill of OKC, and Geoffrey Ashwill of Sand Springs, Okla., grandchildren Colt Liles of Edmond, Alex Ashwill of Broken Arrow, Okla., Cody Ashwill of Sand Springs, Okla. and Emree Ashwill of Houston, Texas. Jim also had a constant companion in his devoted dog Sassy Gold Nugget.
Sylvia would like to thank friends, family, caregivers and church family for all of their prayers and support during Jim's lengthy illness.
He was a blessing to all that knew him and will be truly missed.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at the Fairview Baptist Church in Edmond, OK.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Fairview Baptist Church,
1230 N. Sooner Rd., Edmond, OK 73034.
Published on November 26, 2018
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