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Norman Miller

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He was a Vietnam veteran having retired as a master sergeant from the United States Marine Corps after 20 years of honorable service. He also worked at Three Mile Island and retired from Volunteers of America. An accomplished musician and artist, he enjoyed challenging himself with all the different styles of painting. He attended Christian Life Fellowship in Jacksonville, N.C. and Fountain of Life Fellowship in Middletown.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernie Henry Miller, his mother Rita Mary Hynes, and his sister Sheila A. Ferner.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years Anne Celeste Hassinger Miller; a brother Thomas John Miller and his wife Clarice of New York; two daughters Elizabeth Dawn Musgrove and her husband Warren of Jacksonville, and Rebecca Ann Gonzalez and her husband Angel of Florida; four sons Norman Henry Miller Jr. and his wife Tania of Montana, Duke Varden Miller of Jacksonville, Travis Lea Miller and his wife Tammy of Jacksonville, and Aaron David Miller of Pennsylvania; five stepdaughters Mary Elizabeth Ridgley, Laura April Clark and her husband John, Dawn Michelle Rohrer, Deborah Kaye Hammaker and her husband Dale, and Gretchen Nicole Newcomer and her husband Brad, all of Pennsylvania; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  

A Celebration of Life was held on Monday at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel, with the Rev. Errett Marshburn officiating.  

Burial with full military honors was held at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

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