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April 8, 2013

Paul J. Miller, 92, Newton, N.C.

NEWTON, N.C. — Paul J. Miller, 92, of Newton, joined his beloved wife Lillian on April 3, 2013, after a brief period of declining health.

He was born July 19, 1921, in Sunbury, Pa., the oldest child of the late Paul Johnson and Sophronia Miller.

He joined the Army in 1943 and was assigned to a Signals Intelligence Unit in the Signal Corps in the China-Burma-India Theatre of World War II. After the Japanese surrender in 1945, Paul’s career with the U.S. Postal Service continued at the Sunbury Post Office, and in 1956 he advanced into the Postal Inspection Service

Paul retired in 1977 and moved to Lexington, N.C., where he held offices in the Lutheran Services for the Aging, including N.C. Synod of the ELCA President for the Services. He was involved in church council positions throughout his life, including Zion Lutheran Church in Sunbury. He was a member of Beth Eden Lutheran Church in Newton.

Left to cherish Paul’s memory is a family of world-changers, including two sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Sandi Miller, of Waynesville, Pa., and Don and Karen Miller, of Hickory, N.C.; one daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Ross Houchins, of Florida; eight grandchildren and their families; nine great-grandchildren; and countless other friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Kenneth Miller, and two sisters, Lettie McKinney and Lois Miller.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., April 27 at Beth Eden Lutheran Church, Newton.

The Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton, N.C., is serving the family.

 

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