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Bowen Miller

Bowen Miller, 88, of Harrisville, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Friday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 2pm Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Bethlehem Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.


Mr. Miller was born December 24, 1925 in Harrisville.  At the age of 18 he was called into the United States Navy where he served aboard the Ticonderoga in the south pacific.  Upon returning home he resumed his life as a truck crop farmer which became his lifelong career.  He married Dorothy Evans of Lake,  July 28, 1948 and they subsequently had 3 sons, Anthony Dwight, Ronald Van, and Kenneth Wayne.


He was the youngest of 7 children of Roscoe and Ola Miller and was preceded in death by all of his siblings, Myrtle Ashley, Howard Miller, Marie Williams, Ilene Bridges, Permelia Johnson and Julie Rhodes.  He was also preceded in death by his wife Dorothy and sons, Anthony Dwight and Ronald Van and grandson Ronald Bowen. 

He is survived by son, Kenneth Miller (Beverly) of Crystal Springs; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.  Wherever he went he was recognized by his signature silver hardhat.

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