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Jack D. Giles, 74, Nashville

Jack D. Giles, 74, of Nashville, died at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Brown County Health & Living Community.

Mr. Giles was born in Bedford, May 9, 1939, to Arvern W. and Nora G. Brewington Giles. Jack spent his childhood in Bedford attending high school and enjoying his life with friends and family.

In 1962, he joined the U.S. Army to serve his country. Jack was assigned to Italy. That is where he met the love of his life, Regina Boscato. Jack and Regina wed Sept. 12, 1963. They returned to the United States in February of 1964.

Jack worked as a security officer at Cummins Engine Company until he retired in 1996.

Jack and Regina made their home in Nashville. Regina worked and managed the Fiesta Restaurants in Columbus and Nashville for 20 years. Jack and Regina were loyal friends of owners Irene and Harold Moore and children.

In 1981, Jack converted to Catholicism. He found great comfort in his religion. Regina and Jack attended church every week to celebrate life and their love. They remain members and supporters of St. Agnes Catholic Church. There are many loving friends of the church who will miss Jack.

Jack Giles was a friend to many. He was the kind of friend who never questioned, never doubted, always gave, and always supported. Whenever you needed Jack, he was there. He was true and protective. Jack always protected his loved ones, especially Regina. One thing you could always be sure of was, Jack would tell you the truth! Jack had a great sense of humor, laughing at himself as well as situations. He would be the first one to admit a mistake and apologize. He didn't live to hurt your feelings. He was a sensitive soul, very compassionate to everyone. So this is the kind of human being we loved and we will miss. This is the human being who was "our family" and who we will always remember in many moments of our lives. He will always be with us, always remembered.

Jack is survived by his loving wife, Regina Boscato Giles of Nashville; brother, Larry Giles; sister-in-law, Jymme Giles; and nephew, Takodah Giles of Seymour; sisters, Renda Lawson and Trafina Bennett of Columbus; nieces and nephews; and cousins, Mary Ann and Richard Arthur of Ellettsville, and Donna and Clifford Hammond of Bedford.

Mr. Giles was preceded in death by his parents; aunts and uncles, Ennis and Roy Giles, Avis and Walter Pilgrim and Aunt and Uncle Brewington. Always family, always with us.

The Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Rd., with Monsignor Bill Stumpf officiating. Family and friends can call from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. The committal inurnment service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, in the Sermon on the Mount section at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus. Full military honors will be presented by the Bartholomew County veterans color guard.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Agnes Catholic Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be sent to the Giles family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.

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  • March 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 28
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 28
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • March 28
    Annual cemetery meeting slated
    1 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • March 28
    Live music at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • March 29
    Mountain bike benefit to aid cheer fund
    noon to 2:30 p.m. Explore Brown County, 2620 Valley Branch Road
  • March 30
    Registration deadline for gardening soils workshop
    Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • March 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 31
    Nashville Development Review Commission
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 31
    Representative's staff to conduct local office hours
    10 a.m. to noon County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • March 31
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • April 1
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees retreat
    10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • April 1
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. Ambulance Base, 53 State Road 46 East
  • April 1
    Brown County SWCD
    6:30 p.m. SWCD Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 1
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 2
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • April 2
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 3
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 4
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 4
    Carnival and egg hunt at Hamblen Township Fire Department
    9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department, 5612 Gatesville Road
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at grocery store
    11 a.m. Brown County IGA, 30 Hawthorne Dr.
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at Deer Run Park
    1 p.m. Deer Run Park
  • April 4
    Egg hunt at assisted living facility
    2 p.m. BC Health & Living Community, 55 E. Willow St.
  • April 5
    Church events slated for Easter Sunday
    .m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • April 9
    Local Coordinating Council
    10 a.m. Comm. Corrections Office, Suite B, lower level of Veterans Hall, 902 Deer Run Lane,
  • April 9
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 9
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • April 10
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • April 10
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 11
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • April 11
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • April 12
    Mother’s Cupboard Soup Bowl benefit planned
    5 to 7 p.m. The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • April 16
    Local history and heritage presented at the library
    6:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 18
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • April 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • April 26
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont