Kenneth James Jiles Sr. (date of birth 5/20/63), of Springfield, MA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday May 5th 2019. Ken was a hard worker who had many experiences in his life. His degrees included Culinary Arts. He loved cooking and he was aspiring to become a great chef. Ken leaves behind his children, Shkeena Jeffers, Kenneth Jiles Jr., Timothy Jiles, Nitisha Jiles, Tiamara Walker, and Kiara Walker. He also leaves his mother, Carol Moss; his siblings, Cozetta Jiles and Kevin Jiles; 4 grandchildren; and a nephew. Services will be held Thursday at Cottage Hill Church, 315 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA, with the Wake 10-11 and Memorial 11-noon. He was loved and his sense of humor and smile will always be in our hearts.