Walter Miles Jr., 85, of Lombard, formerly Glen Ellyn, passed away October 15, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Mamie Miles; dear father of Wayne (Donna) Miles and Debra Groom; proud grandfather of Eric (Agnieszka), Kevin (Lisa), Cyndie (Brett) Winckler, Crystal (John) Accardi; great-grandfather of Brittany, Elena, Elliott, Mikaela, Ava, Gabriella, Alexis, Nevaeh, Chace, Tyler and Georgia; fond brother of Judi (Pat) Summers and the late Carol; uncle of Brian and Kristine (Christopher) Wnukowski.
Walter was a paratrooper in the Korean War earning the Korean Service Ribbon, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Korea Persidential Unit Citation and Parachute Badge Par 2 SO 162 Hq TIC. He was a member of the; Medinah Shriners, West Suburban Shrine Club, Scottish Right Masons, Dobrovsky Masonic Club, Sunrise Lodge #996, Riverside Lodge #862 and VFW 5815 of Lombard. Walter was a 66 year member of the Plumbing & Pipefitting Industry of the U.S. and Canada.
Memorial Visitation Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service noon at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home 430 E. Roosevelt Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187. Services conclude at the funeral home. Private inurnment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60631 or www.alz.org. Info @ www.williams-kampp.com or (630) 668-0016.
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