The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Oakhill Cemetery.
Liles was preceded in death by his father, D.B. Liles, and his mother, Geneva B. Liles.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Deborah Morrison Liles; daughter, Jennifer Liles Davis and her husband, John; granddaughters, Erika Brooke Davis and Jenny Lynn Davis.
Liles had a great love for God, country and community. He served as the minister at Argo Church of Christ for 17 years. He spent 28 years of service in the Navy and the Naval Reserve. He was a leader in the community, helping to establish and being a charter member of the Argo Area Volunteer Fire Department.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Gary's memory to Childhaven in Cullman or to Potter's Childrens Home in Bowling Green, Ky.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; (205) 384-5571