James Howard Miles (Bootsie) departed from this life on July 10, 2015 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital. James was born on March 15, 1941 to the late Howard and Thelma Miles.
James received his education at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Morganza, MD and later in his life, attended The Center of Life Enrichment (Adult Day Care Center). He attended the Center everyday and enjoyed it as well. James loved to listen to country music, watching TV and loved to dance. James was a warm, friendly and loving person. He is much loved by his family and friends and he will be sadly missed.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma Miles; father, Howard Miles and two brothers-in-law, John Henry Jones and Anthony Owen.
James is survived by four sisters; Mary Harris, of Milwaukee, WI, Mary “Mattie” Miles (Robert), Barbara Gough (Thomas) and Donna “Cissy” Owen, all of Lexington Park, MD; four brothers, Wallace Young (Agnes), John “Dink” Miles (Mary), of Mechanicsville, MD, Francis “Rome” Miles and Joseph “Tony” Miles, of Lexington Park, MD, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Family and friends will unite on Monday, July 20, 2015 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Colton Point Road, Avenue, MD 20609. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Church Cemetery, Bushwood, MD 20618.
Monetary donations to assist the family with expenses would be greatly appreciated. Donations may be made directly to Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home by credit card or cash. No personal checks.