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James Henry Miles, Jr

May 20, 1966 ~ September 30, 2017 (age 51)

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October 5, 2017

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
St. Pauls Apostolic Faith
11 Pike Street
Staten Island, NY 10301

Funeral Service
October 6, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Pauls Apostolic Faith
11 Pike Street
Staten Island, NY 10301




James Henry Miles, Jr, 51, of Park Hill, Staten Island, New York unexpectedly departed this life on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Richmond University Hospital. He was born on May 20, 1966 in Staten Island, New York to James Henry, Sr. and Carrie Lee Taylor Miles. James was the second of nine children. He was raised in New Brighton.


James attended Curtis High School, Staten Island, New York. He was employed at many places… one being Formal Designer “as a shipper” in Carlstadt, New Jersey.  James enjoyed being around his family he was known to be down for a game of cards or dominos at any given time. James loved spending time with his mom and taking her where ever she needed to go. “He loved driving Ms. Daisy”. James was affectionately known as “Ratiek”.  It was his heartfelt desire to be around children and giving food to those that were in need.


James had a heart of “gold”, he never looked to hurt anybody, always just loved to laugh and have fun.


James is survived by his three children Jasmine Miles, Naisha Miles of Brooklyn, NY and Jordan Miles of Tobyhanna, PA.  His parents Carrie Lee Taylor and James Henry Miles Sr. of Staten Island, NY. Eight siblings Sondra Miles; Melvin Miles; Harbor Lee Miles (Sandra Dowtin); Malcolm Miles; Anita Simone Caretis; Sabrina Dudley; Durail Miles (Takeyia Lloyd Miles); Renee Daniels of Staten Island, NY; Aunts and Uncles Dorca Shearin; Linda Mae Miles; David Miles, Lee Miles, Tippy Miles, and Isaiah Miles of North Carolina; fourteen nephews; sixteen nieces, nine great-nieces and ten great-nephews and a host of cousins and friends.


James was preceded in death by his two sons James Miles III and Kameek Sears. 


James was loved by many and will be sorely missed by his family.

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