Richard Miller

Richard Douglas Miller

Tuesday, October 31st, 1933 - Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Richard Douglas Miller, 86 of Scaly Mountain passed away Friday, February 28, 2020.

Richard was the son of the late Jessie and Minnie Ethel Carpenter Miller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Jeanette McConnell; a sister, Ruby Vinson; two brothers, Edwin Miller and Everette Miller and a granddaughter, Patricia Ann Miller.

Richard was a lifelong resident of Scaly Mountain and was a member of Scaly Mountain Church of God, VFW Post # 7339 and the Scaly Mountain Community Association. Richard was a Sgt. E-5 in the Army and served in the National Guard. He proudly served his country in both the Korean Conflict and Desert Storm. Richard was an electrician for Wilson Electric.

He is survived by his children, Charles Dale Miller (Lisa), Donald Eugene “Blue” Miller (Tammy), Teresa Arlene Miller Holbrooks, all of Scaly Mountain and Sheila Gail Miller Kinsey (Deed) of Cashiers. In addition to his children, he is survived by one sister, Elizabeth McConnell of Scaly Mountain; six grandchildren, James Miller, Steven Miller, Mary Beth Burrell, Jessica Brooks, Brandon Kinsey and Cassandra Connor; twelve great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11:00 am at Scaly Mountain Church of God. Rev. Don Bates and Rev. Steven Miller will officiate. Mr. Miller will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Scaly Mountain Methodist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, March 4th at Macon Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Scaly Mountain Church of God, 278 Buck Knob Road, Scaly Mountain, NC 28775.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Macon Funeral Home
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Scaly Mountain Church of God
    278 Buck Knob Road
    Scaly Mountain, NC 28775
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  • Interment

    Scaly Mountain Methodist Cemetery
    Buck Knob Road
    Scaly Mountain, NC 28775
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Angela Major

Posted at 08:31pm
A great man,always willing to help others,kind and caring.He and Alice's home was always open to all.Their children and grandchildren also display this gift.God Bless to all.

James Billberry

Posted at 10:20am
On behalf of the families of George Billberry (Deceased) and Ken McCullough (Deceased), please accept our condolences for your loss. His service to our country was deeply appreciated.

Jim Billberry

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