Russell K. Whiles, 56, former resident of Jamestown, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in St Louis, Mo.
He is survived by wife Robin of St Louis, daughters Reagan (Tim) Knobloch of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Lindsay Whiles of Crawfordsville; and five grandchildren. Also surviving are his mother, Emily Whiles of Jamestown, and siblings June (Jim) Dorn of Avon, Ron (Lynn) Whiles of Ft Lauderdale, Fla., Donna (Sam) Carter of Pittsboro, and Richard (Barbara) Whiles of Barnwell, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Whiles.
A family dinner and memorial celebration was held Feb. 16 at the North Salem Christian Church fellowship room.