American Veteran 09

James R. Miller

May 15, 1935 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 87)


James R. Miller, 87, of Joliett, passed away suddenly Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Medical Center - East, Pottsville.
Born in Joliett, May 15, 1935, a son of the late George and Ruth Bendigo Miller. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for eight years. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He was retired from the Steel Foundry, working both in Reading and Lebanon.
He was of the Lutheran faith, a member of the Tower City Loyal Order of Moose, Tower City American Legion, Williamstown VFW, Orwin, Muir and Joliett Fire Companies. Jim enjoyed going to the horse races, fishing but most of all socializing with friends throughout the community.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Barry Miller, 3 brothers; Guy, Clair and Marvin Miller, three sisters; Audrey Brosius, Lois and Alice Boyer.
Surviving are his daughter, Barbara Geist and her husband Gary, Harrisburg, a grandson; Justin Geist, Harrisburg, two sisters; Faye English, Pine Grove and Joy Morgan, Hegins, a good friend and neighbor who was always there for Jim, Rick Lucas, Joliett. Nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 11:00 am from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City. Burial with military honors will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30-11 am at the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory can be made to the Tower City American Legion, 2 Clarks Valley Road, Tower City, PA 17980.
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June 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
644 East Grand Avenue
Tower City, PA 17980

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