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James Emmett Chiles

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“It's been two and a half years since Jim died and I am just now learning about it. Like me, I'm sure many others would have posted before now had...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: George Nixon - New London, NH

“Sarah & family - My thoughts are with you and your family in your time of loss. Please let me know if you need anything. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Michele - Fredericksburg, VA

“Sarah: I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts. Donna ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Seay - Fredericksburg, VA

“So sorry that I am so far away. Jimmy was always an inspiration- positive, proud of his family, willing to help. Ken and I shall miss him. We send...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: nancy lee chiles burnett - VA

“Wilson, Deanna, Mary Jo, and families, and the rest of the family, my deepest sympathy in the loss of your brother. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Welford M. Sims - Raleigh, NM

“Dear Sharon and the Chiles family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim's impact to the Air Force and to everyone he met along the way was...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Dale Bourque - Baltimore, MD

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God Bless and keep you ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Ray Warren - Arkington, VA

“Time for you to sit back now Big Guy and "smell the roses". You've truly earned it--such an inspiration to so many of us. I'll miss you my friend-...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Joe Giacofci - Clarks Summit, PA

“Dear Sharon and Jim's family, If you don't already know, you'll soon find out what a profound impact your husband, dad, and brother had on the lives...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Harkness - Manassas, VA

“Jim had such a positive impact on so many people. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Von J. Hawley - Leesburg, VA

“Sharon, Sally and I grieve with you. Our AF lives were blessed by Jim and You, and we are forever thankful for our friendship. Years have passed and...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Ken Spires - Warner Robins, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of great sorrow. I observed your love for one another over the years I have known you and...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Beth Granger - Fredericksburg, VA

“You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Wilson - Charlottesville, VA

“Jim, you were a good friend to us all and made our world better. You wondered "Why the blank stares?" It's because we were straining to get on your...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Bruce Colletti - Alexandria, VA

“Sharon I am thinking of you and my prayers are that you will find peace in the assurancre that Jim is now in Heaven and he has no more pain. You have...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Marcia Acors - Fredericksburg, VA

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James Emmett "Jim" Chiles, 61, of Spotsylvania, passed away, Thursday morning, January 8, 2008, at his home.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Edythe P. & Wilson W. Chiles, Sr., and one brother: John Chiles, Sr.

Jim retired as a Lt. Colonel, after 32 years of service in the United States Air Force.
He received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from University of Nebraska, he was a loving father and lived for his children and grandchildren, he was avid outdoorsman who enjoyed: beekeeping, hunting, and fishing.

He will be remembered by his family including his wife of 38 years: Sharon; two daughters: Sarah and husband Cory Tyson, Pam and husband Mike Sampson; one son: Daniel Chiles; grandchildren: Paige Tyson; Caroline, and Nathan Sampson; four sisters: Deanna Chiles Webb, Mary Jo Hopkins and husband RoyEllis, Dorothy Chiles Hiter and husband James, Donna Chiles Steigler and husband David; three brothers: Wilson Chiles and wife Diane, Royal Homer Chiles and wife Renee, David Chiles and wife Suzanne.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, January 12, 2008 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Spotsylvania, Father John Riley will officiate, Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.

Family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M., Sunday, January 11, 2008 at Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Avenue, Louisa, VA, 23093.

Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for online guestbook.

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