Roger O. Miles

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Roger Olen Miles passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6 to 8 PM, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life of 77 years on Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:30 AM at Lake Ridge Chapel. 

Roger was born February 26, 1941, to Ray and Neola Stroope Miles in Bonnerdale, AR. Roger and his family moved to West Texas, where he graduated from Odessa High School in 1959. He attended Texas Western College on a football scholarship and graduated with a degree in Business. Upon graduation, he started a lifelong career in the Insurance and Financial Services industry.

Roger married the love of his life, Kathy Miles, August 3, 1963, in Farmington, NM. They shared a beautiful life for 54 years together. Roger and Kathy made their home in El Paso, TX, where Roger began a successful career in the Insurance and Financial Services industry. Roger was voted Rookie of the Year his first year in the business and went on to hold a 20-year membership of the Million Dollar Round Table. In 1968, they moved to Lubbock, TX, where Roger established his own business, Miles Financial Services. His son, Matt Miles, joined him as a partner in 1996, and will continue Roger’s legacy in the business.

Roger lived life to the fullest, enjoying being an avid golfer, traveling and spending time with his family. Roger was a loving and devoted son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. Roger was also known for being a loyal and committed friend to many people. He will be greatly missed.

Roger is survived by his wife, Kathy Miles; daughter, Kelly Miles; son and daughter in law, Matt and Dina Miles; precious and light of his life, granddaughter, Reese Miles; sister and brother-in-law, Sam and Rhonda Gray; nieces, Rebecca and Sam Rodriguez and daughter, Ava, and Rachael and Collin Smith.

Roger was predeceased in life by his father and mother, Ray and Neola Miles.


Memorial contributions are welcome, and the family suggests American Cancer Society, 3511 10th St., Lubbock, TX 79415.


13 thoughts on “Roger O. Miles”

  1. Pastoral Staff

    Lakeridge UMC would like to send our Condolences to Matt, Dina and the Miles family for the passing Roger Miles, you are in our prayers.

  2. City Bank 50th St Branch

    City Bank 50th St … Our hearts are broken hearing of the passing of our customer and friend. Mr. Miles was a truly wonderful man and he will be missed by all.

  3. Allison Pritchad

    Kelly and family, please know that you all are covered by the prayers of many. May your sweet memories keep him forever close.

  4. Stephanie Stewart

    May our Lord’s presence comfort all of you during this devastating time of loss. Roger was so special to so many. What a legacy he has left as a husband, father, grandfather and a true servant of this community. May God bless each one of you.

  5. Curtis, Robin, Hunter and Torrey Hogan

    Matt, so sorry for your loss. He was a pleasure to be around. Enjoyed getting to know him while our girls played softball together. The Hogan’s will be praying for your family to find peace with this great loss.

  6. We were so sad to hear about Roger. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you during this time of loss. He was a very special friend to me and I know he’ll be missed by everyone. Love you, Sharon and Steven

  7. To the Miles family my sincere condolences on the passing of Roger. He was a classmate at OHS 1959.

  8. Robert & Carol Humphrey

    Carol and I are deeply saddened by the loss of Roger and please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Madge Cornell

    My thought and prayers are with you all in your great loss. Roger was a wonderful man and I will always remember him as always wearing a smile!
    My deepest sympathy.

  10. Beverly and Mark Anderson

    Our hearts are saddened to hear of the passing of Roger Miles. Always with a smile of his face, he was a joy to be around. We will miss him dearly. Prayers for peace and comfort to Kathy, Kelly, and Matt.

  11. Mary Ann Miles

    Kathy and Family….Somehow the things we feel the most are the hardest things to say…Please know that my family’s thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Roger was blessed with a wonderful family. Love and sympathy, Mary Ann, Sabrina, and Marla Miles.

  12. Leslie Horwood

    Kelly I’ve known you for a long time and since I’ve known you I’ve always known how very much your family meant to you. What a beautiful legacy your sweet daddy is leaving behind. I pray for peace and comfort for each of you and pray that God will wrap his loving arms around you today and in the days to come. I know your hearts are hurting and I’m so very sorry. What a joyous day it was for your Daddy to walk the streets of gold. Love you and praying for you friend.

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