John Burchett (J.B.) Liles II was a faithful man who lived a life of integrity. He spoke with wisdom and had a keen sense of humor! You had a true friend, whether you knew him for a few moments or for a lifetime. His dedication to his Savior was evident in the love he had for his family and friends, his church, as well as his selfless service to his country.
J.B. was born on November 10, 1948 in Morris, IL to the late Eddie Arnold and Mary Gladys (Stephens) Liles. He lived most of his childhood in South Portsmouth, KY with his grandparents John Burchett and Mallie Marie (Horsley) Liles. He married his high school sweetheart, Sharon, on December 17, 1967 after returning home from boot camp as a Marine. After Viet Nam, he continued serving his country for 38 years working for the FBI, Office of Personnel Management, and the Department of Defense. However, his full time job was teaching "Daddy's girls" to love Jesus first, serve others, get a good education, and keep the grass mowed.
On Sunday, August 9, 2020, at the age of 71, J.B. of South Shore, KY earned his heavenly reward. He traded his old tattered liver for a robe of pure white and is now feasting on manna from heaven.
He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents; daughter, Tatia Leigh Liles; two brothers, Eddie A. (E.A.) Liles II and Carlos A. Liles; and one sister, Darina A. Goff.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his precious wife of 52 years Sharon Kaye (Large) Liles; two adoring daughters, Velvet Sharron Liles (Kevin Crockett) of Pataskala, OH and Carrie Rene’ Liles Dasher (Jason Dasher) of Cleveland, TN; four admiring grandchildren, Madeline A. Dasher, Madison A. Dasher, J. Blake Liles, and Maverick J. Dasher; four beloved siblings, Marlin D. Liles, I. Valenceala Liles, B. Rheadawn Berry, and Dallas C. Liles; and several other family and friends who love and will miss him dearly.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY. The Homecoming Celebration will begin at 2:00 PM with sons-in-law Rev. Jason Dasher and Kevin Crockett, along with Bishop Michael Dempsey officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery in Quincy, KY
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