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Niles Person

Niles G. Person, 71, of Fountain City, passed away on Wednesday, March 9 at his residence.
   He was born in Richmond, Indiana on July 28, 1944 to Neles and Mary Louise Herzog Person.
   Niles was a 1962 graduate of Richmond High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps, including two combat tours in Vietnam. He began a career at Richmond Power & Light before moving to Natco for 10 years. He returned to RP&L, where he spent his remaining working years until retirement. Niles enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, and riding his quad. When he wasn’t outdoors, he enjoyed watching IU.
   Niles will be missed by his wife, the former Carolyn Smith; daughters & sons-in-law, Ashley & Scott George, Rhonda & Scott Jenkinson, Amy & Jim York and Staci & Mike Ramey; 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Alma Toney and Nilene Hosier; and his brother, Robert Person, who was killed in action in Vietnam.
   Visitation for Niles will be from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City.
   A graveside ceremony with military rites will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at Bethel Cemetery.
   Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Forest Foundation, 2000 M Street NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036 or online at https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/americanforestfoundation?icn=donate&iad=donate_monthly .

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Carolyn, I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you in this time of sorrow.  
Mindy Carender

Mindy Carender Mar 13 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies to you, Carolyn, and the family. May the Lord hold you close in this time of sorrow. We love you. Josh, Shelley and family

Shelley Wolfal Mar 10 2016 12:00 AM

Very Sorry for Your Loss May GOD comfort You in this time of sorrow . Niles will be missed ...................RPL Sub Station/Engineering Dept Workers .

Mike Drook Mar 10 2016 12:00 AM