Jack Ervin Wiles, 73, of Rockwell, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at his residence.
He was born November 18, 1945 in Rowan County, NC to Ervin and Ruby Wiles. Jack served in the United Stated Navy receiving a National Defense Service Medal. Jack graduated from Truck Driving training school in October 1972 and later retired as a Truck Driver for Billings Freight Systems in Lexington.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter Kandy Lorraine Wiles; brother in law, Wayne Goodman; and biological sister, Jean Reeves.
Jack is survived by his wife Patsy Goodman Wiles, whom he married December 31, 1970; son, Chris (Laura) Wiles of Salisbury; three daughters, Patty (Alvin) Shaver of Rockwell, Elaine (Randy) Bowles of Salisbury, and Beverly (Mark) Lottes of Salisbury; sister, Kathy (Chuck) Robinson of Ocean Isle; sisters in law, Dianne (Ray) Goodman of Rockwell and Alice (Chris) Selle of Hartsville, SC; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; constant companion, his dog, Scarlett; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends and relatives from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Powles Staton Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Salisbury, NC with Rev. Don Safrit officiating.
Burial will take place in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery with Military Rites.
The family asked that you wear blue since it was Jack's favorite color. Instead of flowers buy a camilla bush to plant and think of your loved ones when it blooms. Otherwise, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 205 St. Paul's Church Road, Salisbury, NC 28146 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Wiles family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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