Charles Ray Liles, age 98, of Athens passed away Tuesday, Feb 2. 2021 at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Floyd and Sarah Carroll Liles. He was a member of Pond Hill Baptist Church and was retired from Plastics Industries. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Mae Strickland; one son, Charles Ray Liles, Jr.; son-in-law, Ray Kyle; Two brothers, James Liles and Edward Liles. Two sisters, Irene Raper and Juanita Riden.
Two daughters; Barbara Kyle of Athens, Alice Jane and David Robinson of Athens. Two grandchildren and spouse, Billy and Brandi Kyle, Chris Robinson; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Kyle., Ashley Kirkland, Madison Kirkland, Cassie Kirkland. Two great-great grandchildren, Evelyn and Raider. A special good companion, Harley. Several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Graveside service will be 2:00 pm Friday, February 5, 2021 at McMinn Memory Gardens with the Rev. Dr. Shane Arnold and Rev. Robert Riden officiating. The pallbearers Chris Robinson, Tyler Kyle, Allen Riden, Jimmy Riden, Dale Wallis, Scott McKeehan and Logan Larson. Honorary pallbearers Dee Lyles, Robert Riden, Richard Wallace, Glen Mashburn, and David McKeehan. The family would like to thank CARIS Hospice, Dr Vickie Turnbough, Tri-State Respitory, and Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Charles-Liles
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.