Mr. Robert Denver Miller, age 89, of Fleetwood, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was born in Watauga County to the late John Frank and Josephine Proffit Miller.
He was a sawmiller by trade, cutting timber in North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. Denver had a passion for fishing, and hunting branch lettuce, which he shared with his family and friends.
Denver never knew a stranger, and really enjoyed driving his truck down to Cheeks Store on 221 and visiting with everyone. He loved his fellow man.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Arlie Miller, and two sisters, Lundy Trivette and Ruby Evon Miller.
He is survived by six sisters, Mary Miller of the home; sister and caregiver Gertrude Flannery of Fleetwood; Joann Flannery and husband Carroll of Fleetwood; Luefay Trivette of Fleetwood; Minnie Carrier of Claremont; Gladys Bentley of Lenoir.
One brother, Burl Miller of Fleetwood, niece and caregiver Debbie Keller of Fleetwood, and several other nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Robert Denver Miller will be conducted Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Miller Family Cemetery. Pastor J.D. Walton will officiate.
Online condolences may be shared with the Miller family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Miller family.