KINGSPORT — Carl William “Bill” Miller, Jr., 65, of Kingsport, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2011, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church, where he had served as a past deacon, past Sunday School teacher and had served on several committees.
Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Judge Carl W. Miller Sr. and Helen B. Miller.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Judy F. Miller, of Kingsport; son, Lt. Colonel Carl William Miller III and wife, Kristin, of Stuggart, Germany; Papa Bill’s beloved grandchildren, Carter and Anna; several other family members; special friends, Morgan Suit and wife, Wanda, of Charlotte, N.C., Eddie Durham and wife, Linda, of Kingsport, and Tony Hensley and wife, Lisa, of Kingsport.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, from 5-7:00 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport, or anytime at the home.
Services will follow with Rev. T. Richard Harris and Steve Taylor officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday, December 15, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at East Lawn Memorial Park.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Ken Smith and nurses and staff in the ICU unit at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, and to the nurses and staff at Bristol Select Specialty Hospital.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bill and in honor of Eddie Durham to the Dobyns-Bennett High School Football Team, 1800 Legion Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664, 423-378-8400 or the Kingsport Humane Society, 2141 Idle Hour Road, Kingsport, TN 37660.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the family.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is serving the family of Carl William “Bill” Miller Jr.