Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948

Joe Stiles JOE MAX STILES, 89, of Simpsonville, SC, husband of Ora Lou Stiles, passed away on Sept. 29, 2019, with burial in Cannon Memorial Park. Born in Ranger, TX, he was a son of the late Aaron Lee and Oda Taylor Stiles. Joe attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1948. Mr. Stiles served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during both the Korean and Vietnam War. He retired from service as a Master Sergeant after 22 years of service. He then worked at Kemet for 16 yrs. as an engineer before retirement. He was a member of First Baptist Church Simpsonville for 64 years. In addition to his wife of 69 years, he is survived by two daughters, Susan Y. Gordon and husband, Glenn, of Oklahoma City, OK, and Jill Ball of Simpsonville; one son, John Stiles & wife, Judy, of Hickory Tavern; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Stiles. His brother was Alton Stiles (RHS-1950) & sister Murel Stiles Amspoker (RHS-1943).