Charles Henry Miller, Sr.
1927 - 2022
Obituary of Charles Henry Miller, Sr.
Charles Henry Miller, Sr., age 94, died Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Spring Arbor Assisted Living in Kill Devil Hills, NC
Mr. Miller was born May 10, 1927, the son of Claude Heath Brown Miller and Ada Mae Bell Miller of Troy NC.
Mr. Miller was a native of Stanley County, NC and a longtime resident of Troy. He was a veteran of World War II who enlisted at age 17 and served in the United States Navy until the war ended. He was active in Trinity United Methodist Church, Troy. He worked at the Ford Motor Company in Norfolk, Virginia for over 40 years before retiring in 1994, returning to his home in Troy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his son: Charles "Buddy" (Alma) Miller, Jr. of Kill Devil Hills, NC; Ruth Miller McElroy of Leesburg, VA; grandchildren: Charles H. Miller III, Jarred W. Miller, Lt. Michael J. Miller, USAF, Charles W. McElroy, James Harrison McElroy and four great-grand daughters. In addition to his parents, Mr. Miller is preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Rachel McLendon Miller and brother, William Fisher Miller.
Mr. Miller will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the funeral service, which will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church, 239 Russell Street, Troy, with Rev. Vanlene Nelson officiating. A private burial will be held at Shiloh Church Cemetery 151 Shiloh Road, Troy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 239 N. Russell Street, Troy, NC 27371.
Pugh Troy Funeral Home is serving the family of Charles Miller.