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J. C. (Curley) Giles, Taylor Co., KY/Adair native (1930-2017)

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Church of God faith. He was a retired employee of Tennessee Gas Transmissions and a former employee of the City Maintenance Garage. In his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball but nothing compared to playing croquet. J.C. was such a craftsman and perfectionists that he would hand make the wooden mallets and balls. He went on to become the KY Croquet Association State Clay singles Champion on several occasions. He was the son of the late Clarance & Elizabeth Richardson Giles. His wife of over 70 years, Clodean Campbell Giles, survives. He was the patriarch of a close knit and honored family. He leaves 11 direct, and five step living descendants.
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J.C. "Curley" Giles, 87, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:15pmET, Saturday, December 9, 2017 in Campbellsville.

Funeral service will be at 12pmCT/1pmET, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville by Bro. Josh Wilson. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, 200 Block W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 8am-12pmNoonCT/9am-1pmET, Wednesday, at the funeral home.


J. C. "Curley" Giles, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2017)


J.C. "Curley" Giles was the son of the late Clarance Giles & Elizabeth Richardson Giles. He was born March 17, 1930 in Adair County, KY. He died at Saturday, December 9, 2017 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 87 years, eight months, and 22 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Church of God faith.

He was a retired employee of Tennessee Gas Transmissions and a former employee of the City Maintenance Garage. In his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball but nothing compared to playing croquet. J.C. was such a craftsman and perfectionists that he would hand make the wooden mallets and balls. He went on to become the KY Croquet Association State Clay singles Champion on several occasions.

He united in marriage to Clodean Campbell July 9, 1947.

Besides his wife, Clodean Giles, he is survived by:
  • One daughter and two sons: Dianne Wood and husband, Jerry of Elkhorn, KY; Gary Giles and wife, Jenny of Greensburg, KY; and Roger Giles of Lebanon, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Allison Warren and husband, Greg of Campbellsville, KY; Gene Giles and wife, Jennifer of Goshen, Melissa Surratt and husband, Jeremy of Greensburg, KY; Jordan Giles and companion, Ashtyn Gribbins and Jacob Giles and wife, Randi Jo of Lebanon, KY

  • Three great-grandchildren: Katie Grace Giles, Tyler Thompson and Izabella McKinney

  • One step-granddaughter: Emily Ray and husband, Dustin of Hodgenville, KY

  • One step-great-grandson, Arai Ray

  • One sister: Patria Marion of Louisville, KY

  • Nany nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a grandson: Byron Wood; three brothers and five sisters: John Giles, Herbert Giles, Marion Giles, Helen Hettinger, Margie Kundert, Edna Bryant, Maxine Norman and Zilpha Neat.

Send condolences to the family of J.C. (Curley) Giles

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


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J. C. (Curley) Giles, Taylor Co., KY/Adair native (1930-2017)



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