Rev. Raymond Kenneth Miles passed away February 1, 2019 in Duncan, Oklahoma. He was born August 29,1929 in Turley, Oklahoma to William Sherman and Mabel L (Garrett) Miles. He grew up in Hominy, Oklahoma graduated from Carver High School in 1948. He served in the US Army from 1951 to 1953 and he was Honorably Discharged. He met and married Onetha Winslett Jones this union lasted for 62 beautiful years until he was called home. They were blessed with a son Timothy Miles and daughter Carol Miles. He worked as a representative for the National Life Insurance Company. He and his family moved to Duncan, Oklahoma in 1974. He retired from Texaco Oil in 1992. He accepted Christ at an early age, while a member at Antioch Baptist Church he was called into the ministry where he served faithfully, until he was called to pastor Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Frederick, Oklahoma. After 25 years of service there he retired. He then served as an interim pastor for New Zion Baptist Church for 3 and half years. He then served as the interim pastor for Bethany Baptist Church for 3 and half years. Rev. Miles served as treasury financial secretary , 1st vice moderator and his last position held before passing was district adviser for the Greater New Hope District. He worked for the district attorney's office as a community service supervisor. Rev. Miles is survived by his wife Onetha Miles his daughter Carol and James Lamb of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma granddaughter Chere' and Timothy Kearney of Duncan, Oklahoma. He is preceded in death by parents his son Timothy Miles and his nine brothers and six sisters.
Services Saturday February 9,2019
First Baptist Church
901 West Ash
Eulogy Rev. Ronald L. Boyd
Published on February 6, 2019