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James H. Miller, 93 – Farming Was His Passion

James H. Miller, 93, of Hegins, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at Rosewood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Schuylkill Haven.

Jim was born in Fountain on June 24, 1926, a son of the late Beatrice (Herb) and Ralph Miller.

He was a member of the Pine Creek United Methodist Charge, He was a Sunday School Superintendent and also served on the Church Board of the former St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Fearnot.

Farming was his passion and enjoyed raising angus cattle. He was a jack of all trades working in various industries and holding many job positions. For many years he was the head custodian at the Tri-Valley School District.

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He was a member of the Lykens Valley Camp and Potter Camp.

He enjoyed hunting and watching baseball and traveling.

Jim is survived by his wife of 73 years June (Morgan) Miller they were married June 22, 1946.
He is also survived by five children Barry Miller, of Valley View; Glenn, husband of Leslie Miller, of Berwick; Virginia, wife of Ralph Schwalm, of Hegins; Kenneth, husband of Gail Miller, of Gratz; Darryl Miller and companion Rebecca Kline of Valley View; two sisters, Laura Miller and Alice Snyder, 12 Grandchildren, as well as great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by a brother Nevin Miller and a sister Ethel Lettich and a great-grandson Colby Mattis.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 6-8 PM at the Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home 1133 Ridge Road, Klingerstown.

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Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial Contributions maybe made to the Pine Creek United Methodist Charge C/O Norman Lettich, 428 Fearnot Rd, Sacramento, PA 17968.

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