Robert Benjamin Miles, Jr.

Mr. Robert Benjamin Miles, Jr., better known as Bobby, 78 of Winfield, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at his residence with his loving wife by his side.
He was born in Marion County on Sept. 24, 1944, to Robert Benjamin Miles, Sr. and Lucille Black Miles.
He was a 1963 graduate of Hubbertville High School and graduated from the University of Alabama. He was employed with the Winfield Cotton Mill, Federal Mogul, and most recently, owner/operator of Bob’s Tack Shop. He was very involved with Winfield sporting events while his children were in school, he ran the clock for most football and basketball games for many years. He coached an independent girls’ softball team and led them to National Finals in Florida. Bobby was a die-hard Auburn fan all his life, he loved cheering on the Tigers and the Atlanta Braves. He loved country music, playing the guitar and teaching others how to play, and he always enjoyed a good game of Rook with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years - Chesteen Miles; children - Sharon (Steve) Dickinson of Chelsea, Kristy (John) Corley of Reform, and Michele (Craig) Stanford of Winfield; step-children - Jerry (Angie) Stovall of Carbon Hill, Sherry (Mark) McDonald of Northport, and Judy (Randy) Markham of Killen; grandchildren - Kyle (Natasha) Rainey, Ryan (McKenzi) Stanford, Kelsi (Brett) Plunkett and Kevin (Cara Beth) Rainey; step-grandchildren - Mandy (Shawn) Jones, Jessica (Keifer) Hammack, Nikki (Phillip) Grammer, Andrew (Madalyn) McDonald, Reid Markham and Savannah Markham; great-grandchildren - Kolt Rainey, Kash Rainey, Kase Rainey, Brinley Stanford, Rhett Plunkett, Saban Vickery and Riley Vickery; step-great-grandchildren - Chandler Cayson, Kaleb Cason, Abigail Grammer and Nora Grammer; sisters - Helen (Sam) Henderson and Lillie (Benny) Everette; his best friend - Randy Watkins; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Mr. Miles was held on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at the Griggs Place Cemetery.  
Serving as pallbearers were Steve Dickinson, John Corley, Craig Stanford, Kyle Rainey, Ryan Stanford, Kevin Rainey, Mark McDonald and Randy Markham.
The family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to all of you at Northwest Hospice of Alabama for the care and attention given to our dad and his wife for their positive attitude and loving them.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, Ala.  35594


See complete story in the Journal Record.
Subscribe now!