Norman Eugene Wiles, 77, of Knob Noster, died Sunday, Jan. 27 at his home.
A graveside service will be announced at a later date to be held at Reece Cemetery in Sulpher City, Ark., with full military honors.
He was born Sept. 4, 1935, in Berryville, the son of Harvey and Delores (Bonner) Wiles.
Norman was a 1955 graduate of Elkins High School in Elkins, Ark. He then joined and served in the U.S. Air Force, working as a small arms technician and specialist, where he retired after 22 ½ years with rank of tech sergeant. Norman also worked for Knob Noster Conoco Gas & Oil and the Whiteman AFB Officer’s Club. He was a member of Knob Noster VFW Post 4195.
Norman is survived by two sons, Stephen Wiles and wife, Donna, of King George, Va.; and Robert Wiles and companion, Richard Daniels, of Jefferson City, Mo.; one daughter, Sherry Wiles, of Warrensburg; one grandson, Justin Wiles and wife, LaToya, of Hampton, Va.; one great-granddaughter, Jasmine Wiles, of Hampton; one great-grandson, Justin Wiles Jr. of Hampton; two brothers, Thurman Wiles and wife, Norma Jean; and Sherman Wiles and wife, Patsy; one sister, Betsy Justus and husband, Jim; two step-sisters, Joyce Jackson, of Fayetteville, Ark.; and Wanda Anderson, of Prairie Grove, Ark.; three half-sisters, Wilma Wise, of Tucson, Ariz.; Debbie Madewell, of Springdale; and Joyce Patrick of Springdale; one half brother, Harvey Allen Wiles of Springdale.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Wiles; his mother and step-father, Deloris and Carl Stout; and his sister, Juanita Wiles.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or the Knob Noster VFW Post 4195 and can be left in care of Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg.