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Jesse W. Stiles, Taylor Co., KY (1914 - 2014)

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Larue County. He leaves 4 direct living descendants. He was a member of Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM. He was a much decorated veteran of World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, having served his country honorably in the United States Army for thirty one years plus, achieving the rank of Master Sergeant. He received the following medals and commendations: ACM, EAME, WWII VM, NDSM, KSM, ROKPUC, AFEM (LAOS), AFRM, AOM, NDSM (1ST OLC), RVNCM W/60 DEV, VSM, MUC, TWO OS BARS, GCMDL (1ST - 8TH AWDS), MSM.

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Jesse W. Stiles of Campbellsville, KY, 99 years of age, died at 1:56pmET, Friday, January 24, 2014 in Campbellsville.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will be in Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 Hwy 208, Lebanon, KY, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Jesse W. Stiles, Taylor Co., KY (1914 - 2014)

Jesse W. Stiles was son of the late Jacob W. Stiles and Lucinda Jane Davis Stiles. He was born in Larue County, Kentucky, on Friday, May 29, 1914. He died Friday, January 24, 2014 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 99 years, 7 months, and 26 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Larue County.

He was a member of Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM.

He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, having served his country honorably in the United States Army for thirty one years plus, achieving the rank of Master Sergeant. He received the following medals and commendations: ACM, EAME, WWII VM, NDSM, KSM, ROKPUC, AFEM (LAOS), AFRM, AOM, NDSM (1ST OLC), RVNCM W/60 DEV, VSM, MUC, TWO OS BARS, GCMDL (1ST - 8TH AWDS), MSM.

He united in marriage to Edna Lyle May 31, 1947. She preceded him in death July 13, 1988.

He united in marriage to Elma Perkins Wilson January 29, 2008.

Besides his wife, Elma Wilson Stiles of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter (who stated he was the greatest Dad, ever): Barbara (Bobi) Stiles and friend Russell Duty, of Kennard, Texas

  • Two granddaughters: Christina Meiburger of Washington and Cathryn Salfiti and husband, Abe of Fort Hood, Texas

  • One great-granddaughter: Ashlyn Faith Salfiti

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carole Sue Stiles; great-grandson, Cody Austin Meiburger; three sisters and three brothers: Gertrude Thompson, Frances Hunter, Marie DePage, Henry Stiles, Bill Stiles and David Stiles. Send a condolence to the family of Jesse W. Stiles

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

Family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to your favorite charity Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


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