Miles Bristol, 87, of Humboldt, passed away November 8, 2013 at the Humboldt Care Center North. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Humboldt. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home of Humboldt is in charge of arrangements.
Leon Miles Bristol was born at Marathon, Iowa on March 6, 1926, the son of G. Roy and Ella (Anderson) Bristol. The family moved to Rutland in 1930 and Miles attended school in Rutland. He was then tutored at home by the Rev. Virgil Williams, the Methodist Pastor, and by his mother for several years.
Miles liked music, spent a lot of time reading, and loved being outdoors and going for a ride in the country. He enjoyed visiting with friends and attending church in his youth.
Miles attended the Humboldt Workshop for several years and enjoyed the experience, meeting friends and spending time with them. Miles has made his home at the Humboldt Care Center North for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, G. Robert and Dorothy Bristol; and nephews, Gary Bristol and Allen Bristol.