Thomas W. Miller, 92, formerly of Huntingdon, died at 3:10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at Valley View Haven Nursing Home, Belleville, where he had most recently been a resident.
He was born March 1, 1918, in Huntingdon, son of the late William Asbury and Charlotte (Wall) Miller.
He was united in marriage to the former Naomi Swigart Jan. 30, 1943, in the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon, by the Rev. Dr. C.C. Ellis. She preceded him in death Nov. 13, 2001.â€¨He was a 1936 graduate of the Petersburg Vocational High School, was a member of the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon, where he was a lifetime deacon. He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II with the 2518th Army Air Force Base Unit. He was a longtime member of the former Thousand Hills Hikers. He had been employed with Owens-Corning Fiberglas, Huntingdon, where he worked in quality control and was a welder of precious metals. He loved hunting, especially for deer, and continued to do so until recent years. He also enjoyed hiking and gardening.
He is survived by seven children, Carol (Miller) Balderston and husband, Robin of Granville, Ohio; Barbara Miller of Ridgway; Rebecca (Miller) Roggio and husband, Al, William Miller and wife, Carol, and David Miller and wife, Jan, all of Mansfield, Ohio; Sara (Miller) Remillard and husband, Mike, Overland Park, Kansas; and Mary Kay (Miller) Eichelman and husband, Fred of Huntingdon; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and by a brother, Robert O. Miller and wife, Carol of Huntingdon.â€¨He was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy (Miller) Sloatman, Frances (Miller) Metz and Betty (Miller) Glenny.â€¨In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Miller to the Stone Church of the Brethren, 1623 Moore St., Huntingdon, PA 16652.