September 25, 1930 - June 12, 2020
John Bernard Miller, 89, of Proctor, WV, passed into eternal life Friday, June 12, 2020 at his home. He was born September 25, 1930 in St. Joseph Settlement in Proctor, WV, a son of the late Charles and Evelyn Lewis Miller Sr. John was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, served in the U.S. Air Force in Airway and Communications as a veteran of the Korean War. Employed as a pipefitter at Ormet Corp for 34 years. He was an avid Mountaineer, Steeler and Pirate fan. He enjoyed hunting with his brothers and sons. In his retirement years he spent his time playing golf, gardening, carpentry and playing cards. He received the Magnolia Life Time Achievement Award in 2001. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Robert Miller, Dorothy Ferrell, Charles Miller Jr. and Delores Zombotti. Survivors include his beloved wife of 68 years, Lorna Eller Miller; five children, Michael (Catherine) Miller, Thomas (Martha-Kay) Miller, Laura (William) Watzek, Cynthia (Paul) Fox and Robin (Erin) Miller; a sister-in-law, Glenda J. Miller; fifteen grandchildren, Logan Miller, Ethan Miller, Christopher Miller, Shannon (Michael) Moseley, John-Paul Miller, Samuel Miller, Jessica Watzek, James (Kimberly) Watzek, Heath (Sarita) Fox, Alanna Fox, Devann Fox, Garrett Fox, Haley Miller, Conor Miller and Riley Miller. Eight great grandchildren, Kade Miller, Makayla Moseley, Morgan Moseley, and Makenzie Moseley, Laura Schaffer, Emily Schaffer, Zachary Watzek and Brody Watzek; and several nieces and nephews Family will receive friends on Monday June 15, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Grisell Funeral Home 751 Third St. New Martinsville, where rosary devotion and wake service will be recited at 6 pm. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church 65 Frohnapfel Lane Proctor, WV with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Journey Hospice for the wonderful care given to our husband and father.
John Bernard Miller, 89, of Proctor, WV, passed into eternal life Friday, June 12, 2020 at his home. He was born September 25, 1930 in St. Joseph Settlement in Proctor, WV, a son of the late Charles and Evelyn Lewis Miller Sr.... View Obituary & Service Information
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