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Obituaries > STILES, NEIL P.

HEATH, Texas — Neil P. Stiles, 86, of Heath and formerly of Sheridan died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007.

Mr. Stiles was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He also served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He retired as a Marine sergeant major.

He was born Aug. 16, 1921, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of David Edgar and Ella Louise (Billman) Stiles.

His wife, Naoma (Presley) Stiles, survives him.

Mr. Stiles was a member of First United Methodist Church in Heath.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Sam Stiles of Norwood, Pa., and Jerry Stiles of West Brookfield, Mass.; a daughter, Cristina Stiles of Dallas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson.

Services were Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Heath. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan. The Rev. Neil Johnson will officiate.

Kercheval Funeral Home in Sheridan are handling arrangements.