"Dick" Miller, 88, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed
away on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 12:45 A.M., at
the VNA Inpatient Hospice. Dick received a personal
invitation to spend eternity with Our Lord and
Savior. We are pleased to say that he graciously
accepted the invitation.
He was born
May 11, 1929 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late
John W. Miller, Sr. and the late Irene F. Freeman
was a graduate of Butler High School and Grove City
College, and received his Mortuary Science degree
from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He
served as a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force during
the Korean War. In 1963, Dick was invited by his
father-in-law, R. Glenn Thompson, to become a
partner in his funeral home. Mr. Miller has since
been a vital part of Thompson-Miller Funeral Home,
Inc. for over 54 years. He was formerly active in
many local civic organizations including various
Masonic groups, Butler Country Club, Red Cross,
Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army, and
Butler Memorial Hospital Advisory Board. Above all,
Mr. Miller was a devoted family man, always putting
Christ at the head of his family. Among family and
close friends, Dick was known for his sincere
blessings over every meal.
survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Gloria
Thompson Miller, whom he married on June 25, 1955;
two daughters, Barbara L. "Barb" Miller of Erie, PA,
and Robin S. Miller of Butler, PA; one son, Glenn T.
Miller and his wife Leslie of Butler, PA; and his
special canine friends, O'Shea, Liesl, and Juneau .
to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
brother, John W. "Jack" Miller, Jr.
will be received
on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 1:30 - 3:30 & 6 - 8
at Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East
North Street Butler, PA.
A Memorial Service will be
held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11:00 am at the
Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North
St. Butler, PA, with Pastor Robert C. Huber of North
Street Christian Church, officiating and the church
that Dick grew up in.
Private Burial will take place
in the North Side Cemetery.
In lieu of
flowers, the Miller family requests donations be
made in Dick's honor to either the organization that
trained O'Shea, Canine Companions For Independence,
4989 State Route 37 East, Delaware, OH 43015, or to
VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Dr., Butler,