AMerican Veteran 11

Leroy M. "Butch" Miller

July 14, 1943 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 76)

Leroy M. “Butch” Miller, 76, of White Deer, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born July 14, 1943 in Milton, he was the son of the late Harry M. and Evelyn M. (Meckley) Miller. On March 15, 1963 he married the former Patricia M. Golder and they have celebrated 56 years of marriage.

He served with the US Marines during the Vietnam War and retired from Con Agra, Milton where he had worked 42 years. He also owned and operated Miller’s Cleaning Service since the 1970's.

He was the founder of NU Credit Union in Montandon and co-founder of the Silver and Gold Club at Con Agra.  He was a member of the Local 38 Union, Milton and Watsontown American Legion.

Earlier in his life he coached Little League, Midget Football, YMCA Wrestling, and Legion Baseball for the Milton Legion Post #71.

He was an avid Notre Dame and Dodgers fan.

Surviving besides his wife, Pat Miller, are three children:  Shane Miller and his wife Susan of Mechanicsburg; Mindy Plasters and her husband Tony of White Deer; and Heath Miller and his wife Laura of Muncy; eight grandchildren: Lindsay Herman, Brittany Aikey, Tyler, Jazmean, and Dalton Miller, Amaya and Ariana Copeland, and Heath Miller, Jr.; nine great-grandchildren: Jaden, Hannah, Kayliann, Baily, Quincy, Sophie, Braxton, Harper, and Reagan; a brother, Larry Miller of Sunbury and two sisters: Florence Beaver of Danville and Brenda Young of Lewisburg.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Kevin Packer, Jr.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday from 6 to 8 PM at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway Street, Turbotville where a Celebration of Life Service will be led by his grandson, Tyler Miller at 8:00 PM.  Military honors will be accorded by combined veterans organizations.

The family suggests contributions in his memory may be made to either the Milton Little League or the Milton Booster Club.

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