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Robert Edgar "Bob" Miller, 78, of Rosewood Health Care Center, Grafton, passed away Saturday (Nov. 4, 2017) at the United Hospital Center in Clarksburg.
Robert was born in Fairmont on May 22, 1939, son of the late John Edgar Miller and Helen Virginia (Hawkins) Miller.
He is survived by three children, Robert Lee Miller and spouse Denise Miller of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Sheryl Ann Rucker of Erie, Pennsylvania and Kathryne Lynn Thompson of Atlanta, Georgia; six grandchildren, Benjamin Paul Rucker of Grafton, Kathryne Jeanette Moore of Atlanta, Georgia, Justin Robert Moore of Atlanta, Georgia and Nicholas Robert Miller, Alexis Nicole Miller and Dominic Jackson Miller all of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania; and two sisters, Helen Elaine McCoy of Florida and Carolyn Sue Fleming of Fairmont. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, William Lee Miller.
Robert graduated from Barrackville High School with the Class of 1958. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958-1960, serving two years in Germany.
Robert worked as a lineman for Monongahela Power Company in Grafton for more than 20 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grafton. He enjoyed his family, farming, gardening, WVU football, carpentry and was mechanically inclined.
Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Pastor Orville Wright officiating. Interment will follow at the Bluemont Cemetery in Grafton. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Taylor County Honor Guard and Army National Guard of Kingwood.
Online Condolences may be left at www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 6, 2017
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