James Miles Jr.


Mr. James Miles Jr., 69, of Onancock, departed this life Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, at his sister’s house in Onancock, surrounded by family.
Born in Onancock, James was the beloved son of the late James Sr. and the late Gladys Miles. He was affectionately known as “Moochie” by his family and friends. He attended the public schools in Accomack County.
On July 27, 1974, he married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Ann Davis. They shared 43 years of marriage before her passing on July 26, 2018.
Moochie had a love for people, which led to him receiving many engagements to drive for Shore Limousine Service. He also delivered seafood for Darryl Lilliston’s Seafood.
At an early age, Moochie joined St. John’s Baptist Church in Onancock, where he remained a faithful servant. He was also an associate member of Snead’s Memorial United Methodist Church.
Moochie had many hobbies. He played baseball and softball for various teams including Tasley Tigers, Savageville Red Sox, Sluggers, King & Queens, and Bad Boys. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on cars. His greatest love was shooting pool, where he earned the title of “Legend at His Best.”
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Anointed Word of Deliverance Church, Keller, with the Rev. James Rich and the Rev. Billy Ray Hunter officiating.  Interment was in the Snead’s Memorial Cemetery, Keller.
Left to cherish his memories are: his daughter, Shelby Cobb; son, Amir Davis; grandson, Liam Saul; sisters, Barbara Davis, Teresa Kellam, and JoAnn Williams; brother, Perry Bailey; two sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; four aunts; several special nieces and nephews; special friends, George Crippen, Kerwin Northan, Avery Fleming, and Gardner Fosque; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Arrangements are by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
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