John Clinton "J.C." Miller, 72

May 28, 2009

MARCH 22, 1937-MAY 26, 2009

CLEAR SPRING - John Clinton "J.C." Miller, 72, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at his home.

Born Monday, March 22, 1937, in Clear Spring, he was the son of the late John Clinton Miller Sr. and the late Elva Hunsberger Miller.

J.C. was a graduate of the class of 1955 of Clear Spring High School. He worked as a foreman for 22 years for United Masonry of Alexandria, Va., before retiring in 1994. He was a member of the Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship.


J.C. was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, he also enjoyed hunting and racing with his sons and grandchildren and was a big supporter of the 88 Miller Brothers racing team. He was a former member of the Wilson Ruritan, Western Maryland Sportsman's Club and the Quarter Midget Club. He also coached Little and Senior League Baseball for Clear Spring.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Alice Hendershot Miller; two daughters, Diane Rowe of Williamsport, Md., and Carolyn Koontz of Boonsboro, Md.; two sons, Brian Miller of Hagerstown, Md., and Barry Miller of Three Springs, Pa.; five granddaughters; two grandsons; two great-grandsons; two brothers, William Miller and Robert Miller, both of Charlton, Md.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Miller and James Miller.

Services will be Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, with Pastor Len Smith and Pastor Stephen Wagoner officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday, May, 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

Interment will be in Broadfording Church Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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