William Everett Bill Chiles
Oct. 25, 1942 - Dec. 26, 2013
William Everett Bill Chiles, 71, of Garden City, was born Oct. 25, 1942, in Kansas City, the son of Evelyn (Long) Chiles and Loren Chiles. He died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at KU Medical Center.
On Sept. 27, 1964, Bill was united in marriage to Sarah Monrean from Pennsylvania. Bill went to school in Piper and high school in Clinton. Bill joined the army after school and served time in Germany. Upon return from the army, Bill started working at Ford Motor Co. Later, Bill had a yearning for trucking and purchased one of his five semi-trucks he owned over his 30 years of over-the-road driving. He was proud of all of his farm equipment and 18-wheelers.
Bill loved his land and watching and taking care of his cattle. Many happy years were spent boating at the lake with his friends and family.
Bill is survived by his wife, Sarah Chiles, and two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Dan Matson and Kelly and Guy Wheeler. He also has four grandchildren, Will and Zach Matson and Reagan and Reid Wheeler. Bill also is survived by his sister Martha Knight and brother Jim Chiles, as well as his many nieces and nephews.
Bill spent his younger years spending summers with his grandparents, Stella and William Chiles, in Garden City. He also had a love for fast cars, especially his 57 Chevys. After retiring, Bill enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed his Saturday get-togethers with his friends.
Bill was very loved by his family and friends and will be missed every day. God received another angel.
Cremation. There was a Celebration of Life Service Dec. 30, 2013, at United Methodist Church, Garden City.
Family suggests contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church memorial fund, Garden City.
To send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com.
Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 711 Old 7 Hwy., Garden City, MO 64747; 816-862-6345.