Thomas Joseph Niles, 43, of Philadelphia, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012.
He was a member of Loudon Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Loudon High School as part of the class of 1986. He was an employee of Denso in Athens since 1999.
He was preceded in death by brother, Kevin Niles.
His survivors include: sons, Ethan Niles, Evan Niles and Eli Niles; wife, Lisa (Purdy) Niles, mother, Joyce Niles, all of Philadelphia; father, Jim Niles Sr. and wife, Theresa, Asheville, N.C.; sister and brother in-law, Nancy and Dave Couch, Boston, Mass.; brothers, Jimmy Niles and Neil Niles, both of Maryville, Don Perkins, Wilmington, N.C.; niece and nephews, Erin, Andrew, Austin and Jerrod.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 in Loudon County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Mark Hester officiating. Contributions in memory of Joe Niles may be made to the Philadelphia Elementary School Alumni Association, 15502 Fork Creek Rd., Philadelphia, TN 37846.
The family received friends 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, Loudon. www.mcgillkarnes.com