Edward Paul Miller, 88, of Dogwood Flat, Barton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 24, 2013, while resting peacefully at his home.
Born March 1, 1925 in Barton, he was the son of the late Edward and M. Della (O’Neil) Miller. He was also preceded in death by his wife Doris, a daughter, Mary Elizabeth, brothers, Calvin, Norman and Raymond and a sister, Mary Catherine.
Mr. Miller retired in 1988 from Westvaco’s Luke Paper Mill after 45 years of dedicated service. Paul was a long time member of Barton Presbyterian Church with over 65 years of membership. He served with the Barton Hose Company for over 50 years. In 1987 he was admitted into the Allegany-Garrett County Volunteer Fireman’s Association Hall of Flame. He was awarded Barton Hose Company’s Fireman of the Year Award and Presidents Service Award several years. Paul was always unselfishly ready to help his family and community. Paul also served with the Barton Odd Fellows Association for over 50 years.
He leaves behind a son, Harry Miller and wife Theresa, brothers, David Lee Miller and wife Wilma, Jim Miller, and a sister, Shirley Bosley. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Charles Edward and wife Gabriel, Phillip Jason and wife Heather, Christopher David and Diana Joy Miller, Linda Lee (Stakem) Ellenwood and husband Jeffrey, Catherine Marie (Stakem) Aswegan, eleven great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by friends and family.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Memorial Chapel, Barton, on Monday from 6 to 8 PM. A funeral service will be conducted at the Boal Chapel on Tuesday at 1:00 PM, with Rev. Thomas Morgan officiating.
Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Barton Presbyterian Church or the Barton Hose Company.