Dylan Richard Miles


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Old Town - Dylan was a 2014 graduate of Old Town High School, where he played both baseball and football- but football was his life. After high school, he joined the Air National Guard. Dylan was a hard worker and could fix anything. He was always handy when working on vehicles. A true country boy at heart, Dylan loved to go four wheeling and mud-running, and was always up for a ride on his motorcycle. Dylan was always rooting for the Patriot's to win. He loved spending time at his grandfather's camp on Stetson Pond and the 4th of July at Lamoine Beach State Park. Dylan enjoyed going hunting with his dad and his grandfather, as well as spending time with his friends. He was a good kid with a huge heart, always ready to lend a helping hand or stand up for the underdog. He loved life, his family and friends, but his grandparents always held a special place in his heart.
Dylan is survived by his mother, Kristi Doughty and her fiancé, Bill Noyes of Old Town; father, George Miles and step-mother Debbie of Orono; sister, Ashley Burgess-Miles of Old Town; grandparents, Janet and Roy Thurston, and Richard and Pat Doughty; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by special nieces, Kiairah and Aidriana; special cousin, Riley Colgan; and dear friends, Melissa Hudak, Jacob Earl, RT Higgins, and Brandon Emerson. He was predeceased by his grandmother, Sharron Doughty; and uncle, Rodney Thurston.
If you or someone you know is battling addiction, please know you are not alone and you can overcome it. There are resources and love a phone call away. You can reach the National Drug Helpline at (888)633-3239 or online at www.drughelpline.com.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 2-4pm, Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St, Old Town. Those who wish to remember Dylan in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Old Town Animal Orphanage, PO Box 565, Orono, ME 04473.
Published on January 31, 2019
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16 posts

Connie Curtis
Feb 20, 2019
I did not know Dylan.....but I know people who battle this disease.....It is a horrible disease. It not only affects the person who is addicted but everyone in the family and all friends....I am sorry this has happened.....so much pain for all of the family......May your memories of Dylan in happier moments guide you through the days ahead. God Bless....
Feb 11, 2019
How very sorry I am. Thank you for the courageous choice to share information about addiction. It may help to save lives. May you feel arms of love around you.
Feb 04, 2019
So sorry for your lost may god be with you all at this sad time .
Carol Russell
Feb 03, 2019
Please except my condolences for the loss of your son. I am sending thoughts of comfort and love your way. Thank you for sharing a path to those that are currently addicted.
Gerri Plourde
Feb 02, 2019
Such sorrow for George, Deb, his mom and sisters. It's not supposed to be this way....prayers for all and hope that tomorrow will bring some semblance of peace.
Michele Doucette
Feb 01, 2019
George and family so sorry for your loss
Shaun Paul
Feb 01, 2019
I am so very sad and sorry to the family of Dylan for their loss.
Kelly & Dustin Coston
Feb 01, 2019
Kristi, we are so sorry. Our hearts are breaking for you. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
A parent
Feb 01, 2019
So very sad and sorry for the loss of your son. Know that so many of us parents are grieving with you, those who have lost their own children to addiction and those who are afraid to. Thank you for sharing that part of his story with us, it does make a difference, it will help someone else.
Feb 01, 2019
Please accept my profound condolences.
Lynn Lloyd
Jan 31, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. No words can take away the pain you are feeling. I am keeping you in my prayers Christi.
Patti Bradstreet
Jan 31, 2019
Time has never erased my memories of Dylan. He arrived at the Lewis Libby School as a middle school student with a contagious smile. Dylan's kind and gentle spirit helped him connect with students and staff immediately.
My deepest condolences to his family and friends and all who were touched by his life.
Dave Borja
Jan 31, 2019
George, I'm so sorry for your loss.
Jim and Carolyn McKenney
Jan 31, 2019
George and family; so very sorry for your loss.
Sara Wyman
Jan 31, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of your family's loss. Dylan obviously enjoyed many things and being outside enjoying creation. It is never easy to loose someone you love especially when so young.
I too have lost someone very close recently and have found the words at revelation 21:4 to be very encouraging. This tells us in part, that "God will wipe every tear from their eyes and death will be no more." This is a promise for the future. You may be wondering what hope there is for ones who have already passed, feel free to visit JW.ORG for a comforting bible message.
May you have the strength you need to endure during this very difficult time.
rebecca Halloran
Jan 31, 2019
I'm so sorry George and Kristi of your loss.