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Wilburn Ronald Miller

1939 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Wilburn Ronald Miller Obituary
Wilburn Ronald Miller September 4, 1939 - January 19, 2013 Wilburn was born on September 4, 1939 in Wellman, Texas and the Lord called him home on January 19th, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents Pearl and Viola Miller. Wilburn is survived by his wife Mickey of fifty-four years along with their children and spouses: Randy and Deana Miller, Doug and Chalese Miller, Kim and Todd Dickson, and David and Kim Miller. He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Kaitlin Miller, Steve and Casey Miller, Marissa, Jaret, and Cason Miller, and Taylor and Tabatha Dickson as well as his four sisters and one brother. Wilburn and Mickey moved to Bakersfield, California in 1964 where he worked in the oil fields for thirty years doing everything from rig work to field manager. Wilburn was a devoted Christian and faithful member of Valley Baptist Church where he sang in the choir for many years. Wilburn and Mickey enjoyed ministering at rest homes together where he would sing hymns and play guitar. He will also be missed by his close group of friends who played trivia once a month for over twenty years. He was known as "Mr. Fix-It", loved working with wood and creating projects, and could always remember dates and details about any event you asked him about. Wilburn was a dedicated and caring husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Viewing at Mission Family Mortuary 531 California Ave. on Thursday Jan. 24th from 4-7 pm. Memorial service at Valley Baptist Church on Friday Jan. 25th at 10 am. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 24, 2013
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