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Loren J. Miller

Loren James Miller, 91, a resident of Weyers Cave, passed away at Sentara RMH Medical Center on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.


He was born on Aug. 25, 1922, in Harrisonburg and was the son of the late Jesse Miller and Annie Garber Miller Wright.


Loren lived the majority of his life in Weyers Cave and was a graduate of Weyers Cave High School. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren, a Mason-Scottish Rite, a Shriner, a Jester, and an honorary member of the Weyers Cave Ruritans. He was a sales representative with a paint company for 40 years. During World War II, he served in the Navy in the South Pacific.


On Sept. 9, 1945, he married Garnetta Jean Reamer Miller, who preceded him in death on March 9, 2009.


He is survived by two sons, Dennis L. Miller and wife, Helen, of Mount Crawford and Eric R. Miller and wife, Beverly, of Weyers Cave; a daughter, Andrea G. Miller of Staunton; four granddaughters, Anna K. Miller, Erin M. Bevivino, Shannon B. Chafin and Jordan M. Dunsmore and four great-grandchildren, Rowan Silvis Miller Hall, Paige C. Chafin, Lucy R. and Olive V. Bevivino.


Friends may call at the home of family members at any time. There will be no public visitation at the funeral home.


A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014, at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Dr. Ron Wyrick officiating. Burial will be private.


Memorial contributions may be sent to Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren or Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Department.


Lindsey Funeral Home is handling arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyweyerscave.com.

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