Ernest Leroy Miller Jr., 60

January 20, 2011
  • Ernest Leroy Miller Jr.
Ernest Leroy Miller Jr.

SEPT. 5, 1950-JAN. 20, 2011

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Ernest Leroy Miller Jr., 60, of 10515 Knob Road, Mercersburg, Pa., fell asleep in Jesus, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at the Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1950, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Lola Trumpower Miller of Big Pool, Md. and the late Ernest L. Miller Sr.

He graduated from Clear Spring High School in 1968 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves. He was currently employed with United Masonry Inc. of Virginia as a site foreman for over 20 years.

Ernest was a member of the Hagerstown Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where he served as the head elder. Ernest was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Carol Miller; one daughter, Misty Durning of Mercersburg; two sons, Shawn Durning and wife Karen of Baltimore, Md., and Josh Miller and wife Sarah of Hagerstown; two sisters, Denise Higgins of Big Pool, Md., and Jeannie McCullough of Hagerstown; one brother, Jerald Miller of Big Pool; and grandchildren, Cali, Dakota and Izzy Blu.

Services will be held Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. at the Hagerstown Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, with Pastor Christopher Lee Holland officiating.

Family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22.

Interment will be at the Parkhead Cemetery, Big Pool.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hagerstown Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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