Scott Andrew Miles

by | Aug 10, 2023 | Obituaries

NORFOLK – Scott Andrew Miles unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on July 26, 2023, in Norfolk, Va.

He was born March 10, 1976, in Norfolk. He was predeceased by his grandparents Eugene and Fannie Miles and Joseph and Rosalie Krampf, step-grandmother Bobbie Krampf, and his uncles Melvin Krampf and Bryan Miles.

He is survived by his children Coltrane and Molly, cherished former wife Melissa A., parents Richard (Dicky) and Miriam (Cookie) Miles, sisters Amy Bosher (Jason) and Melissa Miles (Ryan), nieces Saderiah Cooksey (Matt) and Haley Bosher, nephews Jason Bosher Jr., Hunter Bosher, and Luke Bosher, great nephew Rory Cooksey, former mother-in-law Suzanne, former sister-in-law Erin, aunts and uncles Harley and Jeanne Miles and Steve and Hilde Klein, cousins Jeff Krampf (Jodi), Susie Krampf, Michael Klein (Andrea), K. Scott Miles (Julie), Leigh-Catherine Miles (Matt), his good friends Chad, Chris, Brian, Michael, Justin V., and Nessim, his sweet, loving companion Natalie Nowatkowski, and many other extended family members.

Scott grew up in Virginia Beach, graduated from Kempsville High School, and later earned three degrees from Old Dominion University. He worked at Mass General in Boston and moved to Washington, D.C, attending Georgetown University, where he received the National Science Foundation Award and attained his PhD in Neuroscience. He started the company Secret Chord Laboratories because of his intense love for music. Scott ventured through life emotionally grounded and seemingly carefree with an evolving plan. He was artistic and musically exceptional. He was a devoted father who loved his children passionately.

He will be deeply missed by family, friends, and all who were touched by his unique and exuberant presence.

A graveside service was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Rabbi Michael Panitz officiated. Memorial donations to Temple Israel.