Obituary for Kevin K. Giles – WKTN

Kevin K. Giles, age 74, of LaRue, passed away at his residence on May 1, 2024. He was born on January 21, 1950 in Marion, the son of the late Durwered E. and Donna M. (Almendinger) Giles. He married Kathy Stansbery on October 2, 1976 and she survives along with a son Jason K. Giles, Upper Sandusky, grandsons, Kristian, Gaige, Jaycub Giles, a brother Kim Giles, Tipp City, mother-in-law Hilda Stansbery, Xenia, a niece Carrie (Nicholas) LaMont, several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a brother Scott Giles.

Kevin was a veteran of the United States Air Force during Vietnam. He was a line inspector for Tecumseh Products for 16 years and was a former member of the American Legion. His pleasures were camping, fishing, gardening and watching wrestling. Kevin adored his companion dog Annabelle. He loved glazed jelly donuts and was known as the “Donut Man.” Kevin was strong-willed, reliable, trustworthy and honest.

A funeral service with full military honors will be held on Friday by McVitty VFW Post #1182, American Legion Post #259 and AmVets Post #1994. May 3, 2024 at 1:30 PM at Jackson Center Cemetery with Pastor Mary Curtis officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Kenton American Legion of Tranquility Hospice in care of Clark Shields Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson St. Forest, OH 45843. To express a condolence or share a memory, visit