Miller, William T. Sr. (Ocoee)

Monday, January 28, 2013

William T. “Bill” Miller Sr., 78, of Ocoee, TN, died Thursday afternoon, January 24, 2013 in a local hospital. 

Jack, as he was known to friends, was the son of the late Eunice Wise Miller and Bascom Lee Miller; and was also preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Louise Miller; his sister, Annie Merle Miller; and his brother, Franklin D. Miller.

Mr. Miller was a Veteran of the Korean War serving in the U. S. Army. He was a roofer most of his life and he retired from Parris Roofing after many years of service. He loved being with his family and being a grandfather. Mr. Miller was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters, Elaine Shaw of Collegedale and Lorie Caldwell and her husband David of Cleveland; his son, Bill Miller Jr. and his wife Theresa of Ocoee; his eight grandchildren; his 14 great-grandchildren; his sister, Mary Frances Harrold and her husband Berlie of McKinney, TX; his brothers, Leamon Lee Miller and Jimmy Miller both of Sampson, AL and Benny Ray Miller of Huntsville, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Monday, January 29 at 2 p.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Reverend T. M. Shaw and Reverend Donald Ross officiating. Interment will follow in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in Polk County with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Military honors will be given. 

The Jim Rush Funeral Homes has charge of the arrangements. 


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