Roger W. Miller, 84

APRIL 12, 1928-DEC. 12, 2012

December 13, 2012
  • Miller

Mr. Roger W. Miller, 84, of Clear Spring, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. He was the husband of Olivia Shank-Miller.

Born April 12, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Walter Edgar and Mary Summers Miller.

He graduated from Hagerstown High School.

He served three years in the Army Air Corps and three years in the Air Force Reserve. Following his service, he attended Hagerstown Community College, graduating with the class of 1952.

Mr. Miller retired March 31, 1997, after serving 35 years in the banking and finance industry, and 16 years as executive director of the Hagerstown Housing Authority.

He was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Clear Spring.

Roger was an avid golfer and enjoyed the course at Black Rock since 2004.

He was a former member of Beaver Creek and Fountain Head country clubs. He was senior champion in 1998 at Fountain Head.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, David A. Miller and wife, Jani; stepdaughter, Jennifer McKeever and husband, Scott; son-in-law, Roger Samuel; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and siblings, Glenn and Robert Miller of Hagerstown, and sister, Beverly Morrison of Camp Hill, Pa.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennie Lee Samuels; and brother, Major James L. Miller.

A service will be Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 22 Cumberland St., Clear Spring. The Rev. Seven L. McCarty, vicar, assisted by the Rev. John D. Cozzoli, deacon, will officiate.

Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no visitation.

Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home in Hagerstown is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at

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