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Charles Madison Liles, 88, Independence, formerly of Swanwick Community, passed away June 10, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Liles was born Dec. 14, 1924, in Richmond, the son of James Madison and Grace (Brown) Liles. Charles proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War ll. He retired from General Motors.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Liles; four children, Sharon Lyons, Karen Butler, Rick Liles and Mark Liles; three sisters, Vivian Karl, JoAnn O’Dell and Lucile Wicker; all of Richmond, eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters; Louise Young, Gearldine Fitch, Mary White, Judith Harris, and one brother; Harry Liles, Sr..
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Floral Hills Funeral Home. Funeral services will start at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society . Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, Kansas City, Mo. www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com