Roy Miller

Obituary of Roy Westbrook Miller

Roy Westbrook Miller, 95, of Niles, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at his home. He was born on June 2, 1926, in Boston Georgia, to the late Thomas and Pearl (Roper) Miller. In 1943, he moved with his family to Michigan, where he met and married the former Katherine E. Wanko, on December 23, 1950, they had celebrated fifty years of marriage before her passing in 2001. In February of 2004, he married Agnes Wilson; they shared five years together before her passing in 2009. Roy was a farmer for many years and would have loved to have spent his lifetime farming. Out of necessity he went into the workforce and worked for several different manufacturing companies throughout his lifetime. Roy was a very talented woodworker, creating many beautiful pieces, which his family will forever value and count as treasures. At ninety-five he still took great pride in his garden and being able to maintain his home. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Katherine Miller; second wife, Agnes Miller; brother, Dr. Thomas (Violet) Miller; and a sister, Betty (Fred) Young. Roy is survived by his two daughters, Sandra (Gary) Dickson of Normal, Illinois; Barbara (Joe) Curry of Rockhill, South Carolina; son, Thomas Miller of Niles; two grandchildren, Ryan Curry of Rockhills South Carolina; Logan (Alejandra) Curry of Cramerton, North Carolina; great-granddaughter Penelope Curry; brothers, Rev. Henry (Carolene) Miller of Tremont, Illinois; Herbert (Marcia) Miller of Statesville North Carolina; along with several nieces, nephews, and extended family. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 521 E. Main St in Niles. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery. Memorial contributions in his memory may be directed to Emmanuel Baptist Bible Church, 216 Beeson Rd. Niles, Michigan 49120. Condolences, photos, and memories may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, of Niles.
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Tuesday
27
July

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Brown Funeral Home
521 E. Main Street
Niles, Michigan, United States
269-683-1155
Tuesday
27
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Brown Funeral Home
521 E. Main Street
Niles, Michigan, United States
269-683-1155

Burial

Silverbrook Cemetery
1400 East Main Street
Niles, Michigan, United States
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