H. Fred Miller, 94

June 01, 2010

FEB. 21, 1916-MAY 30, 2010

SMITHSBURG, Md. - H. Fred Miller, 94, of Bradbury Ave., Smithsburg, Md., passed away Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md.

Born Feb. 21, 1916, in Edgemont, Md., he was the son of the late Herman Eugene and Nellie (Martin) Miller.

He was employed by Frick Co. of Waynesboro, Pa., and retired from Fairchild Aircraft of Hagerstown in 1979 after 33 years of service.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Greensburg, Md.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years, E. Grace Miller, whom he married Aug. 31, 1935; daughter, Judy M. Taylor and husband, Ken, of Smithsburg; sister, Lillian Pryor of Smithsburg; half sisters, Kathleen Dewease, of Smithsburg and M. Rosalie Forrest of Waynesboro; grandsons, Kenton Taylor and wife, Tammy, Craig Taylor and wife, Mary, and Terence Taylor and wife, Laurie; 10 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by sisters, Pauline Lowe and Gladys Bigelow; and half brother, Richard Miller.

Services will be held Thursday, June 3, 2010, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Pastor Julie Brigham officiating. Burial will be in Ringgold Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Md.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 13156 Edgemont Road, Smithsburg, MD 21783.

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