William Miles

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William “Bill” Miles, 71, of Belleville, IL, died Thursday, June 24, 2021, in San Antonio, TX. He was born on July 11, 1949, in Chesterfield, MO. He was the youngest and last surviving of 11 children.

Mr. Miles was a retired over the road truck driver.  He was a founding member of the Freeburg Children’s Athletic Association and served as president for several years.  He also served on the board of directors of the Little Knight’s Football Club.  Mr. Miles was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Edna, nee Hamm, Miles; three sisters, Audrey Gustafson, Helen Gintz, and Shirley Robinson; seven brothers, Charles, Jim, David, John, Bob, Edgar, and Donald Miles; and his father-in-law and mother in-law, Norman and Clarice Keller.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Cindi, nee Keller, Miles; five children, Patrick (Gina) Miles of San Antonio, Texas, Jodi Miles-Lorta of Springfield, IL, Michael (Sharon) Miles of Copperas Cove, Texas, William, Jr (Lisa) of Springfield, IL, and Amy (Frank) Landry of Belleville, IL; eight grandchildren, Taylor and Riten Miles, Alyssa Miles, Caleb (Jackie), Andrew, and Rebecca Miles, Kaleigh Miles, and Zachary Landry; three great-grandchildren, Kaidence, Annabelle, and Sebastian Miles; and a great-granddaughter on the way, Isabelle Miles.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit the family from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

According to Mr. Miles wishes, cremation was held.



5 Comments on William Miles

Teresa Parris said : Guest Report Jul 10, 2021 at 7:48 PM

From the Fort Hood Garrison Chaplains Office, our sincere condolences. A donation to the American Diabetes Association has been made in his name.

  • Killeen
  • TX
Rick & Deb Clark said : Guest Report Jul 02, 2021 at 9:25 AM

We will miss Bill! He & Cindi used to be our neighbors. We've remained friends for many years & always will! Sending our deepest sympathy to Cindi & family.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Tim & Debra Lavnick said : Guest Report Jun 29, 2021 at 10:39 AM

Cindi & children, So very sorry for your loss. May time heal your pain and sorrow. Prayers for all.

  • Fishers
  • In
Bernadette Silva said : Guest Report Jun 28, 2021 at 7:51 PM

Bill will forever be remembered by our family. His kindness and wonderful stories will be missed but never forgotten. Mr.Miles you will be missed... Our deepest condolences to the family, may you find peace in wonderful memories.

  • Belleville
  • IL
James Landry said : Guest Report Jun 28, 2021 at 1:49 PM

Cindi…My thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of Bill…Amy… words can never express the loss of someone’s father, hugs to you and your family as you say goodbye to your dad…

  • New Iberia
  • LA

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