Robert “Bob” Miller, age 73, of Woodlawn passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at his home from an extended illness with his wife June at his side.
He was born in Lobata, WV. He was a Church of Christ preacher for 33 years. He retired from preaching at Open Door Christian Church, February 2010. He served in the United States Army. He was a heavy equipment operator for years at several coal companies. He was also a graduate of Bluefield College of Evangelism.
In addition to his parents Walter and Grace Miller, he was preceded in death by one sister Barbara Jean and one brother Walter “Shorty” Miller.
He is survived by his wife, June Carol (Snell) Miller of the home; two daughters, Theresa Cline Lester and husband Thurman Lester of Big Rock, VA, Barbara Hogston Halbert and husband, Anthony Halbert of Charleston, SC; one son Robert Allen Miller and wife Sandra of Sevierville, TN. Five grandchildren, Chester B. Hogston, Sheena C. Knight, Robert Clayton Hogston, Kirsten Miller Rust, and Cadence Antonia Lynn Halbret.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Open Door Christian Church with Minister Bart Wynegar officiating. Burial will follow at River Hill Christian Church Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by Hillsville V.F.W. Post 1115. The family will receive friends at Open Door Christian Church from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Monday, September 24, 2012.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Open Door Christian Church P.O. Box 961 Hillsville, Virginia 24343.