Michael J. Myles

Michael J. Myles, 47, of Jamestown passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital after a courageous battle with colon cancer.

He was born April 22, 1972 in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of Charles J. and Jean M. Diegelman Myles Jr.

Mike attended grade school at Bethel Baptist Christian Academy and was a 1990 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School, and a 1998 graduate of Jamestown Community College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during Desert Storm from 1992 to 1996 in Cherry Point, N.C., and Okinawa, Japan.

He was currently employed at Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Company and was a member of the UA Local 669.

Mike was active and enjoyed coaching for Bemus Point and Maple Grove sports. He had coached Maple Grove Modified Baseball and Football and coached Bemus Point Little League and Midget Football for over 10 years. Mike had also coached and was a referee for the Upwards program. He enjoyed fishing on Lake Erie, hunting and was an avid Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and N.Y. Yankees fan. Mike attended Bethel Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife Kimberly L. Roach Myles whom he married April 27, 2002 in Jamestown; two sons, Austin and Gehrig Myles; two daughters, Alexis and Lauren Grissom; his parents Charles J. and Jean Myles Jr. of Gerry; a brother Marc (Amanda) Myles of Sinclairville; two sisters, Melinda (James) Frey of Williamsville, N.Y., Monica Myles of Buffalo; his father-in-law and mother-in-law Stephen and Linda Roach Sr. of Fredonia; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Stephen and Candra Roach Jr. of Jamestown; five nieces, Taylor VanDeMark, Reagan Frey, Melanie and Mallory Myles, Mya Roach and a nephew Nolin Roach; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents John and Dorothy Diegelman; his paternal grandparents Charles J. and Winifred Myles Sr.; his sister-in-law Kristina Roach and a cousin Kimberly Schroeder-Lester.

The Myles family would like to thank the local community for the support and prayers they received during Mike’s illness.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Falconer Funeral Home, 44 W. Falconer St., Falconer.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Hunt Road, Jamestown, NY 14701. Rev. James Reed will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Hund Rd., Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the American Cancer Society, Western Regional Office, 101 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, NY 14228-1198.

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