Clyde Miller Jr., 79, of River Street, Forty Fort, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Kingston Commons, Kingston.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Clyde J. Miller Sr. and Emeline Montigney Miller. He was a graduate of Kingston High School and played on the football team. He served in the U.S. Navy.
He had become a electrician and worked for West Florida Electric on the Jim Woodruff Dam. He also worked for Kelly's Atlantic Station, Jim Thorpe, and retired from Columbia Products, Wilkes-Barre. After retirement he worked in the security department at Misericordia University.
Preceding him in death, besides his parents, were his stepfather, Arvon Roberts, and stepmother, Esther Miller.
He was a member of the American Legion, Daddow Isaacs Post No. 672, Dallas.
He loved his cats, Notre Dame football and New York Yankees baseball.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Freda Evans Miller; four children, Carole Vassello and her husband, Marino, Forty Fort; Vicki Johnson and her husband, Mark, Lake Carey; Clyde III and his wife, Geraldine, West Wyoming; and Arvon Miller, Hunlock Creek; four grandchildren, Bonnie Milburn, Clarks Summit; Daniele Vassello and Marino Vassello, both of Swoyersville; and Clyde J. Miller IV, Philadelphia; two sisters, Linda Piatt and her husband, Michael, Kingston; and Esther Bevis and her husband, Coleman; nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with the Rev. James Quinn, pastor of Bennett Presbyterian Church, Luzerne, officiating.
The interment will be in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Plains Township, PA 18702.
For information or to send the family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website at hughbhughes.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from June 14 to June 15, 2013