Billy R. Giles returned to our Heavenly Father on April 14, 1991 after a long illness.
He was born on January 11, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Hyrum Arthur Giles and Dagmar Julin. He was the 11th of twelve children. He married Esperanza Ibarra in 1962; later divorced. He spent most of his life in Salt Lake, enjoyed hunting, fishing and family outings. He retired from Safeway Stores, Inc. in 1985. Served in both the Army and Marine Corps. Was an active member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #67 for 15 years, serving as president of the lodge from 1979 - 1980. He will be greatly missed by his famiy and friends whom he loved very much.He leaves behind three children, sons, Robert and Michael Giles; daughter, Sandra Brewer; five grandchildren, all of Salt Lake City; brothers, Roger, Henry, Herbert Giles; sisters, Anna Wilson, Esther Callahan, Julia Ashworth and Dorothy Bosworth. Preceded in death by parents and brothers, Arthur, Thomas, Richard and Wayne Giles.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Center 3rd Ward, 1948 West 400 North, where friends may call one hour prior. Interment in the Utah Veterans Memorial Park, Camp Williams. Funeral Directors: Broomhead Funeral Home.
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