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Robert B. Miller Sr.

March 9, 1926 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 94)

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Robert B. Miller Sr.

March 9, 1926    September 1, 2020

     Robert B. “Bob” Miller Sr., 94, of Fredericksburg, rural Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 1, 2020 at AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia.

     He was born in Henrietta, son of the late William Lloyd and Florence Mae (Horton) Miller.  On September 11, 1947 he married Geraldine "Deanie" T. Campbell in Cumberland, MD.

    Surviving are his beloved wife of 72 years; five grandchildren: Aaron K. (Jennifer) Miller, Lee C. (Carrie) Miller both of Saxton, Lucas R. (Lisa) Miller of Cresson, Derek S. (Tara) Shaffer of State College and Dana M. (Allen) Saylor of Pennsylvania Furnace; 11 great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Glenn A. and Spencer L. Miller.

     He was preceded in death by a son, Robert B. Miller Jr.; a daughter, Patricia D. (Miller) Shaffer; two sisters: Evelyn Diehl and Marjorie Sager; and two brothers: William F. and James E. Miller.

     Bob was a 1944 graduate of Woodbury High School and a longtime member of Henrietta Church of God.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II serving for the 617th Field Artillery Observation Battalion in Italy as a radio operator, attaining the rank of Technician 5th Grade. 

     He retired as an automobile mechanic in 2000 working for both Querry Motors and Querry’s Garage in Martinsburg, with over 30 years of total service.  Bob loved spending time with family and friends and also enjoyed jig saw puzzles, crocheting and taking walks.

      A private memorial service with military honors will be held at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.

     Memorial contributions in memory of Bob can be given to Martinsburg Vol. Fire Company Station 80, 205 S. Market St., Martinsburg, PA 16662.

      

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