Dallas Barry “Bud” Miller, age 88, of Erwin, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his home. He was a native of Erwin, a son of the late James and Lola Dean Miller and was the youngest of nine children. Bud had served in the U. S. Navy during WWII as a machine gunner on a PBM Mariner Patrol Bomber. He had worked in building material sales and later worked as self-employed contractor building over twenty-six houses. Bud was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Beatrice Bradley Miller, four brothers: Ray, Conway, Ern and Gene and by four sisters: Jackie, Rose, Pansy and Pauline.
Dallas leaves behind: Daughter: Cheryl M Grubb and her husband Terry of Sevierville, TN; Grandsons: Brandon Grubb, his wife Stephanie of Knoxville, TN; Kendell Grubb, his wife Carlene, Nashville, TN
Great Grandchildren: Ethan, Alexys, Emaley and Will; Loving companion and caregiver: Helga McKinney.
The life of Dallas B “Bud” Miller will be remembered and honored in a funeral service to be at 1 PM, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Rob Moor will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by the Larry Pate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will be from 12 PM until service time on Thursday. A committal service will follow at Swingle Cemetery with military honors to be provided by the U.C.H.S. Jr. R.O.T.C.
In Lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial donations be made to: Ninth Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 310 Ninth Street, Erwin, TN 37650
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Dallas Barry “Bud” Miller, through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187