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Miles Earl Pelton, Jr.

December 29, 1926 - April 13, 2020

Miles Earl Pelton, 93, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 in Virginia Beach, VA surrounded by family members. Miles was born on December 29, 1926 in Winburne, PA.  He served as an American Merchant Marine and later honorably discharged from the US Coast Guard in 1945 after he provided oceangoing service during WWII. Miles worked in electric power production/engineering at Clark AFB Philippines until 1973. He relocated to Dover AFB, Dover, DE as an electrical engineer until his retirement in 1992 after 35 years of civil service.  

Miles is the author of 4 books, So You Can Understand Physics;, All Things, Seen and Unseen; Between Alpha and Omega: What Clergy and Science Professors Don’t Want You To Understand; and First Law of Physics, Let There Be Light  as well as numerous articles, posts and blogs about his passion about the link between God and science.  

Miles was pre-deceased by his wife Stella Marie Pelton, and step-son Eric Scheerer.  He is survived by daughters: Carol Kehoe of Montevallo, AL, Marilyn Shaw of Laguna Beach, CA, Milene Gengler of Virginia Beach, Mila Elliott of Virginia Beach, Marie Pelton-Victor of Conshohockan, PA; step-son, Adolfo Scheerer, of Manila, Philippines, and step-daughter Myrna Jones, of Harrisburg, PA; his brother, Charles Pelton, State College, PA; 5 grandchildren, 8 great grand children and 5 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

A Celebration of Life will be held for Miles on Monday, June 15th, 2020 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia at 11:00 am.  Condolences may be left for the family below.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, June 15, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Celebration of Life


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