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James S. Wiles

December 28, 1940 ~ May 13, 2018 (age 77)

James S. "Jim" Wiles, 77, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Heritage Point in Warren, Indiana. 

Jim was born in Wabash on December 28, 1940 to the late Stewart and Mary (Thomlinson) Wiles. He was a 1958 graduate of Lagro High School where he also played basketball. Jim served in the United States Army. He was a retired truck driver for J. Tran Trucking and worked for Brown Trucking and Pierceton Trucking. He also worked for Norfolk & Southern Railroad. Jim was a member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church.  Jim was an avid Indianapolis Colts fan.  

Jim is survived by three daughters, Susan (Paul) Segsworth, Couer d'Alene, Idaho, R. Diane (Andrew) Beverly, Warsaw, Indiana and Julie (Dean) Eakright, Wabash; one brother, Steven Wiles, Lincolnville; one sister, Janet (Gene) Phillips, Goshen, Indiana and seven grandchildren. 

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, with Pastor Roxanne Mann officiating. Burial will be at Center Grove Cemetery, Wabash, Indiana. Visitation will be two hours prior to service at the funeral home.  

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