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Emory Wayne Miller Sr.

Emory Wayne Miller Sr., 85, of McDermott, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2023 at SOMC Hospice.

He was born October 7, 1938 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Charles and Ethel Henry Miller.

Emory was a retired Supervisor for GTE with 25 years of service and worked for his cousin at Valley Wholesale Foods in retirement. He was a devout member of the Pleasant Hill Community church, a 1957 McDermott High School graduate, and a US Army Viet Nam War veteran.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, John, Fred, and Jake, Miller.

Emory is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sandra Anne McCurdy Miller, whom he married April 9, 1961 in Hopewell Junction, New York; three sons, Emory (Ruth) Wayne Miller Jr. of Hilliard, OH, Mike Miller of Lucasville, and Brad (Kristin) Miller of Grandview, TX; two daughters, Megg (Dick) Getchell of Otway and Cindy (Marty) Penix of McDermott; Nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his brother Ray Miller of San Antonio, TX.

A visitation will be held from 1pm until 3pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville. Graveside services will follow in Scioto Burial Park with Phil Howard officiating. Military graveside rites will be performed by the William Baker and James F. Irwin Posts of the American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Hill Church at 2628 Henley Deemer Road, McDermott, OH 45652 or William Baker Post American Legion, PO Box 1292, Lucasville, OH 45648

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