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James O. Miller

February 8, 1928 August 31, 2019
James O. Miller
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STAUNTON – James Olin “Pete” Miller, 91, of Staunton, passed away Saturday (August 31, 2019) in his home. 

Born February 8, 1928 in Augusta County, he was a son of James Henry Clement “Clem” Miller and Frances Mabel (Randolph) Miller.  He was a U. S. Navy veteran.  He retired from Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative after 35 years of service.  He was a faithful man of God. 

Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his first wife, Myrtle Mae (Lawhorne) Miller; a son, Charles “Chuck” Miller; a brother, Marshall Miller; and a sister, Genevieve “Mickey” Benson.  Surviving are his wife, JoAnne (Halterman) McQuain Miller; three daughters, Margaret Miller of Swoope, Betty Miller of Fishersville, and Judy Miller of Swoope; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Melady and husband Bob of Staunton; three sisters, Garnet Wood of Craigsville, Jacqueline “Jackie” Miller of California, and Florence Field and husband Larry of California; four grandchildren, Christina Baber and husband Travis, Philip Miller and wife Meagan, Jessica Miller, and Amanda Driver and husband Joe; five great-grandchildren, Gabriel “Gabe” Miller, Karper Miller, Brexton Miller, Matthias Driver and Kaitlyn Driver; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

A graveside service was held 3 pm Monday, September 2 in Green Hill Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Ryan Oswald.   

Memorials may be made to Mint Spring United Methodist Church, PO Box 14, Mint Spring, VA 24463. 

Bear Funeral Home is serving the family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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Cemetery Details


Green Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Green Hill Lane
Churchville, VA 24421

Green Hill Lane Churchville 24421 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mint Spring United Methodist Church

P. O. Box 14
Mint Spring, VA 24463

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