GILFORD - Ronald A. Miller, 87, formerly of Cherry Valley Road, died at the Epsom Manor, Epsom, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2012, and is now in the arms of his loving wife, Marilyn L. (Ammidown) Miller, who died in 2004.
Ron was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Boston, Mass., the son of Frank S. and Jessie (Lewey) Miller, and graduated from Boston Latin High School, Boston. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps
from 1942-1945. He had three combat landings and received the Purple Heart
He had lived for many years in California and was in industrial sales in California, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He was a member of DAV, the American Legion and the VFW
Ron was an avid reader, enjoyed photography and swimming in the lake. He enjoyed driving the car around the lake with his wife, and had a sharp wit and enjoyed the "Peanuts" comic strip.
Survivors include sons Ronald Miller Jr. of Florida, Earl Miller of Mexico and John Miller of Auburn; a daughter, Janice McKellar, of Nevada; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces, and a sister, Barbara. Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas Miller and Ernest Miller, and three sisters Betty, Nancy and Patricia.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday Feb. 22, from 4-7 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia.
Funeral services will be held at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, on Thursday Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia.
The Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, is in charge of the arrangements. For more information and to view an on line memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.