Joseph William Miles Jr. March 16, 1944 ~ June 11, 2013
June 05, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
Dr. Miles was born March 16, 1944 in Madisonville, Ky. He was a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, where he was a member of the Phi Chi Medical Fraternity. He was a board-certified urologist and practiced in Clarksville, Tenn., for 37 years, recently retiring to Horseshoe Bay.
Dr. Miles was a member of the Gateway Medical Center Board of Trustees and the Cumberland Dialysis Center Board of Directors. He served as past chief of staff of Memorial Hospital, past co-president of the St. Bethlehem Elementary School PTA and past president of the St. Bethlehem Little League. He also coached baseball for St. Bethlehem and basketball for the Clarksville Junior Basketball League.
Dr. Miles is survived by his wife, Virginia (Ginger) Toombs Miles; daughter, Katherine (Katie) Salmon Miles-Finch; son-in-law, Charles Christopher Finch; grandchildren, Emmeline Henry Finch, Joseph Henry (Hank) Finch and Virginia Henry Finch; niece, Leslea Norfleet Martin Grochau; and nephew, Hamel (Hank) Christopher Martin.
He was preceded in death by his son, Henry (Hank) Martin Miles, and his parents, Joseph William and Mary Gwendolyn Salmon Miles.
Visitation was held at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home in Clarksville, Tenn., on Saturday, June 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, June 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hank Miles Junior City Amateur Golf Tournament, c/o Mary Fisher, 121 Crofton Place, Clarksville, TN 37043.
Condolences may be offered at www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com
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