Richard G. “Pup” Giles

July 12, 1940 - February 8, 2018

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Richard G. “Pup” Giles, age 77, of Corbin passed away at his home Thursday, February 8, 2018.

 A member of Frankfort Missionary Baptist Church, he served as a deacon for many years.  Also, he was a U. S. Navy veteran and a retired carman at CSX Railroad.

 Born July 12, 1940, he was the son of the late Luther and Cleda Giles.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lois; siblings: Bobby, Joyce, Kenneth, Lana Dale, and Bill.

 His survivors include daughter, Donna Woods and husband Johnny; daughter, Karen Lewis; son, Dicky Giles and wife, Valerie; grandchildren: Justin Woods and wife Emily, Hailee Lewis, Joshua Giles, Andrew Giles, and Noah Giles; brothers: Phillip Giles, Denny Giles; sister, Bonnie; and sister-in-law, Mildred Hart.  He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, numerous friends, and his church family.  He will be greatly grieved and missed.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, February 11, 2018, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor James Hodge officiating.  Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery with grandsons and friends serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 P.M. Saturday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

  1. Cathy lawson Reply

    Sorry for your loss. I know I am going to miss him. Life at Frankfort Baptist and on Bee Creek won’t be the same.

  2. Nancy Simpson Reply

    So sorry your loss and grief. May the Lord strengthen and comfort each of you.

  3. Tara Norris Reply

    I am so dearly sorry for your family’s loss. Please accept my condolences to your family, death of a loved one is never easy to accept. Our Creator, Jehovah God has made a promise to end death forever; this promise can be found in his Word the Bible at Rev. 21:3 & 4.
    Please visit http://www.jw.org and find satisfying answers as to why we die and what we can do to see our loved ones again; resurrected in a paradise right here on earth. Again, please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss. I pray that you and your family find comfort in this sure promise from our Creator.

  4. Ron & Gail Clouse Reply

    So sorry for your loss. Richard was a great man, and a great friend. We (Ron & Richard) share a special memory of working together on the crown molding for the Frankfort Baptist Church. He took great pride in the work he was doing for his Lord. He will be missed by all who knew him.

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