William R. Miles, 97, of Whitewater passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Fairhaven Senior Living

William R. Miles, 97, of Whitewater passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Fairhaven Senior Living.

Bill was born in Elkhorn, WI on May 26, 1923 to Reuben and Norma (Green) Miles. He was a graduate of Whitewater College High School and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He served as a lieutenant in the Army during World War II. He was also a member of the National Guard. Bill worked for the State of Wisconsin as a public health officer and was a member of the Walworth County Board for 25 years. On May 26, 1961 Bill married Dorothy L. Kitzman. She preceded him in death on September 22, 2008. He was a member of First English Lutheran Church. FB enjoyed traveling, volunteering for veterans’ groups, visiting casinos and having a whiskey.

He is survived by his daughters Darcy Partin of Florida and Becky Anton of Palmyra, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, brothers David, Ray and Jim.

Per Bill’s request there will be no services. Memorials in Bill’s name may be made to First English Lutheran Church, Whitewater. “Raise a glass to kindness and fly the flag.”

Nitardy Funeral Home, Whitewater is assisting the family.

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