December 22, 1939 - July 25, 2020 Mr. John Louis "Ped" Mikles, 80, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, July 25, 2020. He was born in Surry County December 22, 1939, to the late John Henry Mikels and Minerva Elizabeth Scott Mikels. Ped was retired from Famco, where was a phenominal welder and taught many others during his tenure. He was of the Baptist faith. He loved playing golf and also enjoyed baseball and bowling. Ped loved his family more than anything. He and his sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents, Ped was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Dale Mikles; two grandsons, Jonathan Blake Mikles and Austin Hunter Protelsch; and one sister, Mary Mikles. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Betty B. Mikles; one son, Barry Louis Mikles; one granddaughter, Cassey Brook Mikles; one great-grandson, Carsyn Blake Mikles; and six siblings: Bill, Ben (Nancy), Tom (Pat), Charlotte, Barbara (Pete), and Linda. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Tobaccoville. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com. (Hayworth-Miller Rural Hall)
Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death. If you wish to submit an obituary please click here to place your notice. You can also contact us at 336.727.7398 or email email@example.com.
In Memoriam notices can be placed by contacting Jennifer McDaniel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign A Guestbook
You'll find individual Guest Books on the page with each obituary notice. By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. From a Guest Book, you may log in with your user account to leave a message. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that. Otherwise, it's simple to create a new one by clicking on the Create "Sign up" button and following the simple steps on the Sign Up page.