After a 15-year battle with cancer, Miles Warfield Sr. passed away Sunday afternoon at the age of 53.
Warfield served as an owner and executive vice president with Brookside Properties, a multi-state real estate development firm, which he helped to found. His two brothers Charlie and Bill also work with Brookside along with his son Miles Jr.
Warfield attended Montgomery Bell Academy, playing football and baseball, and was a member of MBA’s much lauded ’72 state championship baseball team.
After graduating in 1972, he went on to study at the University of the South where he played football and was president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
In addition to his work in real estate, Warfield was an active philanthropist serving as the founding president of Nashville’s Ronald McDonald House. Additionally he served the Middle Tenn. Chapter of the March of Dimes, Cumberland Valley Girl Scout Council, and the Leadership Nashville Alumni Council. He also served with the boards of both Ensworth School and Montgomery Bell Academy.
He is survived by his wife Sharon, sons Miles Jr., Patrick, and Andrew, his two brothers Charlie and Bill, and his father Charlie.
In the time leading up to his passing, Warfield’s family set up a website at CaringBridge.org  where tributes may be left.
Visitation will be held today from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., also at Westminster.
The family has asked that contributions in Warfield’s honor be made to Ronald McDonald House, The Ensworth School, Montgomery Bell Academy, The Univ. of the South, and Westminster Presbyterian Church Music.