A native of Monroe County and a longtime resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Arthur and Minnie Lemons Miller. He was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Mary Ellen Miller; three infant brothers: Kenwood Tailor Miller, Raymond Lee Miller and Roy Lee Miller; and two other brothers, Thomas E. Miller and Clifford A. Miller.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, who served during the Vietnam War. He retired from Olin-Arch Chemicals after 35 years of service and was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church in Riceville.
Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law: Katherine and W.J. Simpson of Niota and Pat and Lawrence Riggs of Madisonville; three brothers and sisters-in-law: Arthur Jr. and Thelma Miller of Cleveland, Austin E. and Louise Miller of Etowah and James L. and Barbara A. Miller of Madisonville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Appreciation is given to Amedysis Hospice Care and his loving neighbors and church family.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home in Athens with the Rev. Jimmy Elliott officiating.
Interment will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Hilltop Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike Miller, Steve Miller, Kenny Eaves, Cody Price, Randy Miller and Tyson Brewster.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.