BLOUNTVILLE — Robert L. Miller, age 92, of Blountville, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, October 25, 2011.
Robert was born in Sullivan County to the late E.D. Miller and Edna Rosella Wilcox Miller. Robert was a United States Army Veteran, having served in World War II.
He was employed for several years at Eastman Kodak as a certified electrician. He left Kodak to pursue his own business, Miller Enterprises, which he ran until his death. He traveled the Tri-Cities area weekly picking up saws to sharpen in his business. He made many, many friends over the years of traveling to serve his customers.
He was a member of Reedy Creek Presbyterian Church, Bristol, TN, and former member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Kingsport.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Campbell Miller, in 1990; one brother, Albert S. Miller; and several cousins.
Surviving are his nieces, Barbara Miller Moffitt and husband, Don, Blountville, and Nancy Miller Bishop and husband, Tom, Kingsport; Sisters-in-law, Trula W. Miller, Kingsport, Leotia Garber, Kingsport, Jackie Shipley, of Blountville; brother in law, Clayton Campbell, of TX; great niece, Celeste Bishop Pridemore and husband, Travis; great nephews, Eric Bishop and wife, Charlotte, and Preston Moffitt; several great-great-nephews and niece; special neighbor and friend, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Owens.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 29, 2011, from Noon-1PM at East Lawn Funeral Home.
Graveside services will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park with Pastor Mike Culbertson officiating. Pallbearers will be Tom Bishop, Don Moffitt, Eric Bishop, Preston Moffitt, Travis Pridemore, Gary Hooker. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Owens and Jack Rush.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Bridge Home Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 654, Blountville, Tn. 37617.
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East Lawn Funeral Home is honored to serve the Miller family.