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Harvey Wayne "Pook" Miles
Birth: Oct. 25, 1931
Center City
Mills County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 2012
Wylie
Collin County
Texas, USA

Harvey Wayne Miles of Wylie, Texas was born in Center City, Texas on October 25, 1931.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Carroll Miles and Beulah Mae(Kerby) Miles; two sisters; Luvina Solomon, Janie Ellsworth; five brothers; Doyle T. (Pete) Miles, Olan Thurber (Tiny) Miles, Robert M. (Mitch) Miles, Charles K. (Chock) Miles, and Julius Carroll (Jude) Miles; and one grandson, Jesse Hight.

Harvey grew up in rural Mills County, Texas, and enjoyed playing on both the football and basketball teams throughout his school years.

On January 14, 1950 Harvey Miles married Dorothy Clapp, the love of his life, in Baytown, Texas. Harvey and Dot celebrated 62 years of marriage in January, 2012.

They had four children; Linda Kay, Peggy Jean, Melody Anne, and Gary Wayne. But the pride and joy of Harvey's life were his ten grandchildren: Pam, Jon, Jesse, Bob, Sara, Taylor, Justin, Amber, Ric and Erin; and ten equally special great grandchildren.

Harvey worked hard for most of his live; during which time he ran his own plumbing business and served as a plumbing inspector for the City of Odessa, Texas. He also served as mayor of Renner, Texas before it was incorporated into the city of Dallas.

Harvey had several passions, including the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Cowboys and country music at the Wylie Opry. The Wylie Opry was a second family to Harvey; being a part of the Opry brought him much joy and kept him young at heart.

The family wishes to acknowledge your many acts of kindness during the past few months. It is with humble appreciation that we offer you our heartfelt thanks.

Paternal Grandparents:
Charles H. Miles
Louisa Jame Grimes

Maternal Grandparents:
John W. Kerby
Mary Elizabeth Luvina Couch 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Harvey Carroll Miles (1890 - 1941)
  Beaulah May Kerby Miles (1891 - 1949)
 
 Siblings:
  Luvina Ellen Miles Solomon (1911 - 1996)*
  Julius Carroll Miles (1918 - 2001)*
  Doyle Truman Miles (1919 - 1996)*
  Olan Thurbur Miles (1920 - 1975)*
  Robert Melton Miles (1922 - 1971)*
  Janie May Miles Ellsworth (1929 - 1993)*
  Harvey Wayne Miles (1931 - 2012)
  Charles Kerby Miles (1934 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wylie Cemetery
Wylie
Collin County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Pete "PAPPY" Miles
Record added: Jul 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93856767
Harvey Wayne Pook Miles
Added by: Lynda Duncan Miles
 
Harvey Wayne Pook Miles
Added by: Lynda Duncan Miles
 
Harvey Wayne Pook Miles
Added by: Lynda Duncan Miles
 
 
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Honoring your love of Country Music, Uncle Pook. Pete and Joe played again last night. You would have loved it!
- Lynda and Joe
 Added: Sep. 15, 2012
Uncle Pook, a special Uncle and friend. Loved by all who knew you. You will never be forgotten and always missed and loved. We are all better for having had your in our lives. Rest in heavenly peace with our Lord and all the other family who have gone...(Read more)
- Joe and Lynda Miles
 Added: Jul. 22, 2012
A true Friend! I will miss you but remember the great times we had together. Rest in Peace dear Uncle until we meet again. I love you, Pete.
- Pete "PAPPY" Miles
 Added: Jul. 19, 2012
 
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