John Albert Liles Jr.
  • Born on: August 26, 1935
  • Departed on: March 14, 2021
  • Resided in: Floris, IA

John Albert Liles Jr.

John Albert Liles Jr., 85, died March 14, 2021, at his home in Floris, Iowa. A celebration of his life will be held, Sunday June 27, 2021, 1-4 pm at the Davis County Fairgrounds, 20471 Old Hwy 2, Bloomfield, Iowa.

John was born August 26, 1935, to John Albert Sr. and Goldie Liles. John married JoAnn Parks October 7, 1954. He worked for Rockwell for 32 years and was also enlisted in the Marines from 1954 to 1956. John was on the Davis County Fair Board for 11 years and in 2010 voted as the “Fair Family of the Year”. He made Liles Sorghum all his life. He enjoyed watching western films, camping, and junking.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn, children; Dennis (Janice) Liles, Kerri Walker, Tracy Liles, Scott (Mick) Liles, all of Floris, Renee (Jeff) Stevens of Fairfield, Brian Liles of Des Moines, Wendi (Kevin) Garrett, Nick (Brandie) Liles of Bloomfield, 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; siblings; Harold Liles, Shirley Taylor of Eldon, Wayne Liles, Barb Jo Everett of Floris and Carl (Shirley) Liles of Selma and many nieces and nephews. John is preceded in death by two children, Steven and Sherri, parents, in-laws, and many aunts and uncles.

A memorial has been set up to the family or the DC Fair in John’s loving memory.
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