Eddie Richard Miller, 66, of Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at his residence.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late James and Julie Whitehead Miller.
Mr. Miller was a retired employee of the City of Elizabethton, having worked in the Water Department. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era.
Mr. Miller was a member of Freedom Fellowship Church.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Miller; two daughters, Dubie Pate, Elizabethton, and Nickie Vincent and husband Jeff, Shelbyville, Tenn.; a son, Eddie Richard Miller II, Hampton; five grandchildren; a brother, Bud Miller, Butler; three sisters, Margaret Burchard and Mildred Pitman, both of Indiana, and Barbara Cable, Elizabethton; and his step-children, Charlene Smith, Johnson City, Sean Ford of Arizona and Veletta Newman, Elizabethton. Five step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren also survive.
The graveside service for Mr. Miller will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Pastor John Hammitt officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:50 p.m. Friday, will be Duane Potter, Steven Miller, Jeff Vincent, Nicholas Rosenbaum, Gary Smith and Steven Rutherford. Honorary pallbearers will be Creed Guy, Dennis Woodby and John McDonald. Jon Shell, Piper, will provide the music. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion and the Tennessee National Guard. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit at the residence. Condolences to the Miller family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.