Richard Gerrard Myles Sr., 65, of Wheeling, WV, died on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling.

He was born April 5, 1949, in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Lewis and Phyllis Depose Myles.

Mr. Myles was an employee for Swisher International, Wheeling; a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheeling and a U.S. Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Myles Krenzel.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Arlene Smith Myles; two sons, Richard G. Myles, Jr. and Kevin P. Myles both of Wheeling; a daughter, Terresa L. Brown of Wheeling; four brothers, Lewis Myles and his wife, Gloria of Springfield, OH, James Myles and his wife, Donna of Wheeling, Jerry Myles and his wife, Lilian of Springfield, OH, and Michael Myles and his wife, Nila of Wheeling; a sister, Patrica Wood and her husband, Tom of Wheeling; two grandchildren, Mark and Brandon.

Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Kepner Funeral home, 3545 Jacob St., South Wheeling (304-232- 4060) where funeral rites will be celebrated on Friday, July 18, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Douglas Ondeck officiating. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

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Richard Gerrard Myles, 65, of Wheeling died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital.

Friends will be received on Thursday, July 17, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 3545 Jacob Street, South Wheeling, where final arrangements are incomplete.