Jeffrey L. Miles

Jeffrey L. Miles

October 26, 1950 – September 12, 2018
AKA: Dad, Commander, Papa, Coach and Santa, Jeff was born in Cleveland, Ohio the middle child of Lu and Larry Miles. The family moved to California in 1955 and settled in Campbell. Jeff attended local schools and graduated from high school and college while living in Campbell.
In 1972, Jeff joined the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. After working in the southern portion of the county for a couple of years, Jeff liked the area so much that he moved to Morgan Hill in 1976.
While at the Sheriff’s Office, Jeff met and married the love of his life, Karen, in 1983.
In December, 2002, Jeff retired from the Sheriff’s Office as the Commander of the Field Enforcement Bureau.
In his spare time, Jeff coached various youth sports teams for his daughters and grandkids, enjoyed travel and cruises with Karen, loved spending time with the grandkids and filling in for Santa on hospital, school and family/friend visits in December.
Jeff is survived by his siblings: LuAnn, Ken (Michelle), Barbara (Steve), and Laurie. He is also survived by his wife Karen and daughters: Jennifer (Dave) and their daughter Sadie, Jamie (Tres) and their sons Parker, Noah and Breaker, and Kristine (Mario) and their daughters Charley and Riley, sister-in-law Marceda, many nieces/nephews, great nieces/nephews and cousins.
There are no funeral services planned per Jeff’s request; however, a Celebration of Life will be held in the near future. People interested in the time and location, when finalized, can go to Jeff or Karen’s Facebook page, or email the family at [email protected] Messages, thoughts, comments and photos to the family may be sent to the same email.
In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite charity may be made.