Elza Andrew Wiles
1933 - 2010
Elza Andrew “Bud” Wiles, 76, of Mesa, born March 14, 1933, died Feb. 19, 2010.
He was the son of John Elza Wiles and Frances Lorene Wiles and born in Bloomington, Ind.
Mr. Wiles served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 and then on June 11, 1955 married Ruby Loretta Adkins Wiles. He worked as a plumber from 1956 to 1997 and had a 50-year membership in Local 440 and 469 Plumbers and Pipefitter Union.
Mr. Wiles is survived by his daughters, Renee Schneider of Payson and Rhonda Jackson of New York; sons, John E. Wiles of Indiana and Scott Wiles of Mesa; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a brother, Larry Wiles; and a sister, Ruth McGlothlin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Flick; and a brother, John Wiles.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 1 at New Life Bible Center, 200 E. Main St. in Mesa, with burial at 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery, Phoenix.
Arrangements are with Bunker Family Funeral Home.