Clarence Wilson "Bud" Miller Jr., 75, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, July 6, 2014, at home surrounded by
Bud was born Thursday, Aug. 11, 1938, in Elkins, a son of the late Clarence Wilson "Bing" Miller Sr. and Naomi Virginia Rosier Miller.
On July 4, 1958, in Monterey, Va., he married the former Brenda Joyce Pingley, who survives in Elkins. They recently celebrated 56 years of
Also left to cherish Bud's memory are two children, Elizabeth Ann Goodwin and husband, Richard, of Chicago, Ill., and Michael Allen Miller and wife, Brenda, of Elkins; and four grandchildren, Stephanie Hess and husband, Chris, and Lisa Goodwin, all of Chicago, Ill., Christopher Miller and wife, Emily, of Rockville, Md., and Jaime Miller of Elkins.
Preceding Bud in death, besides his parents, were two brothers, Donnie and Kenneth Miller.
Bud attended the schools of Randolph County and was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School in 1957. Until retirement, he had been employed with the West Virginia Division of Highways for 42 years. Bud loved hunting, camping and vacationing at the beach with his wife, Brenda. He also thoroughly enjoyed watching West Virginia University sports and liked to watch boxing matches. Bud will always be remembered for being a volunteer firefighter with the Elkins Fire Department for 45 years. He was a Presbyterian by faith and a member of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elkins.
Bud's request for cremation was honored. A visitation with family and friends will be conducted Wednesday, July 9, at Elkins Fire Department from 5:30-7 p.m. The memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Kevin Starcher, the Rev. Dr. Peter Vial and the Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley as officiants.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Clarence Wilson "Bud" Miller Jr. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com or sympathy cards to Brenda at 300 Davis Ave., Elkins, WV 26241.