Robin C. Miley, 62, of Big Piney, passed away Saturday Oct. 20, 2018, at Help for Health Hospice Center in Riverton. Robin was born Oct. 10, 1956, in Ogden, Utah. He and his family lived in Roy, Utah, for a short time before moving to Big Piney where he completed his schooling and graduated from Big Piney High School in 1975. During high school Robin was an accomplished drummer; he was a member of the Big Piney High Jazz Band when they took the state title.
He was a professional drummer and played throughout the United States, but his greatest enjoyment came through flying. He was a pilot, drummer, loved Jaguar automobiles, motorcycle racing and his family. He married his sweetheart Ola A. (Mackey) Miley on Dec. 31, 1982, in Big Piney and was a member of the Big Piney Community Congregational Church.
Robin is survived by his wife Ola A. Miley; brother Roman C. (Adrianna C.) Piernick; nephews Roman C. Piernick Jr., Van R. (Maggie) Hill; niece Lisa R. Piernick; and great-nieces and nephews Chance and Shelby Ames and Josie and Brodie Hill.
He is preceded in death by his parents Truman E. and Florence H. (Dunham) Miley; and his brothers Dennis K. Piernick, Paul C. Miley, Bret C. Miley, Johnny Miley and Gary Miley and his uncle Robert Dunham.
A funeral service will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. at the Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Center, 111 Rakestraw Ave. Interment will follow the service in the Plainview Cemetery.