Mr. Lloyd G. Miller, age 95, died February 10, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family. A seventh generation native of Watauga County, he was born and lived his entire life on Chestnut Grove Road in Boone. He was the son of the late Henry W. and Etta Jones Miller.
Mr. Miller is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Josephine Perry Miller, who was his devoted caregiver for the past several years. Also surviving are his son Charles Miller and wife Shannon of Boone, daughter Joan McGregor and husband John of Boone, grandson John Reid McGregor and fiancé Margaret Brandt of Durham, and a special niece, Deborah Newman and husband Robert of Barboursville, Virginia, and their son Charles Newman and wife Beth of Blacksburg, Virginia. His sister Margaret Miller and brother Ernest Miller and his wife Darlene also survive him, as do many treasured nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and other extended family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three brothers and four sisters.
Mr. Miller was a retired auto mechanic, and a skilled craftsman who could make anything from spurs to stagecoaches. He loved bluegrass gospel music, the history of the old west, raising animals, and collecting antique tools and western memorabilia.
A graveside service for Mr. Miller will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1-2:30 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery fund in care of Barry Greene, 256 Meat Camp Baptist Church Road, Boone, N.C. 28607.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin and Barnes Funeral Home is serving the Miller Family.