John Lynn GilesMarch 31, 1940 ~ September 18, 2017 (age 77)
John Lynn Giles, age 77, of 238 Greenfield Estates Rd, entered into his heavenly home on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Columbus Regional Healthcare System.
Born in New Madrid, MO and grew up in Detroit, MI, John was the son of the late John Wesley Giles and Mary Elizabeth McVay. He was a veteran of the US Army 82nd Airborne. He was the founder and owner of Cardinal Finance Company of Whiteville and Lumberton. Most importantly he served his Lord and Savior with all his might and ministered to many, especially his family and friends. His mission in this earthly life was to serve the Lord first, his family, second and all other duties and responsibilities third. He patiently waited for the day that he would once again see the love of his life, his wife Jean Lane Giles, of 45 years, who preceded him in death on October 11, 2005.
He was preceded in death by two siblings, Ruby Giles Storage and Aaron McArthur Giles.
He is survived by his children, sons Wes Giles (Karen) of Whiteville, David Giles of Lumberton; daughter Debby Pate (Johnny) of Whiteville; sisters Mildred G. Cavanaugh (Leamon) of White Lake, Mary G. Adams of Toledo, OH, Carol G. Domek of St. Petersburg, FL; grandchildren Nick Thompson (Nicole), Ashley Stull, Jena Strickland (Jason), Abby Giles, Jonathan Giles and Jacob Harris; six great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Pineywood Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Harry Clarke officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the cemetery fund at Pineywood Baptist Church, P.O. Box 23 Cameron, NC 28326 Attention: Kay Swann.