Dempsey Miles, 76, died September 19 at Pikeville Medical Center.
Born in Letcher County to the late Troy and Eliza Mae Blevins Miles, he was a brother of the late Robert Miles.
He was a mechanic for the City of Pikeville, and a member of the Community Lighthouse Church.
Surviving are his wife, Corene Mullins Miles; five sons, Dempsey Milton Miles and wife Deena, and Dan Allen Miles and wife Joyce, all of Ashland, Donald Miles of Whitesburg, Roy Dean Miles of Pikeville, and Dempsey Junior Miles and wife Monecca of Kimper; two stepsons, Tim Caudill and wife Sandy, and Kevin Caudill and wife Miranda, all of Whitesburg; a daughter, Maria Miles Carter and husband Ted of Pikeville; two stepdaughters, Mindy Gross and husband Glen of Whitesburg, and Nancy Adams and husband Mark of Isom; 30 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Thursday. Burial will be in the Miles Cemetery at Gap Branch.