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Gerry Miles

April 28, 1943 — August 22, 2021

Gerry Everette Miles, 78 of Wayland, died Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Funeral Services have been set for 9:30 AM Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Bethel Church near Wayland with Pastor David Shreeves officiating. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon-8:00PM Friday, August 27, 2021 at the Bethel Church. Beatty Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Memorials in the name of Gerry E. Miles may be designed to the Wayland Fire Department

Gerry was born April 28, 1943 in Washington, Iowa the son of George Harold and Lois Opal (Glasgow) Miles. He graduated from Washington High School in 1961 and was united to Betty Lou Hertig, March 29, 1964 in Wayland.

He was a faithful member of the Bethel Church and enjoyed teaching Sunday school. He owned and operated Miles Auto Service in Wayland, drove a semi, sold Matco tools and programed CNC machines. He enjoyed Old Threshers, old tractors and making hay with horses.

Survivors include his wife Betty of Wayland, son Brett (Laurie) Miles of Wayland; daughter, Sheila Evans of Washington; brother Ron (Cheryl) Miles of Indianapolis, IN; sisters, Vicki Bryan of East Moline, IL and Glenda Miles of Cedar Rapids, IA; grandchildren Kaitie, Ellie, Dylon and Bryanna and great grandson Michael.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Friday, August 27, 2021

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

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