Roy Miller

Roy Richard Miller, 81, Great Falls, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 20.

No services are planned.

Roy was born March 18, 1931 to Oscar and Stella (Brandenburg) Miller in Bonham, Texas. He grew up and attended school in Amarillo. There he married Patsy Dean Edwards on Dec. 23, 1949, and enjoyed married life until her death in 1991. He was in the United States Naval Reserve (Seabees) and served 2 tours in Vietnam. Roy was a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner.

Roy is survived by his daughters Denise Waltari (George, "Butch") of Great Falls; Maneta Lollar (Dale) of Arvada, Colo. and Radean "Deanie" Hutter (Lynn) of Westminster, Colo.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Patsy; infant son Roy Richard Miller, Jr.; sister Maxie Hawkins; brother Orville Miller; and companion Hattie Chamberlain.

Roy will be missed dearly.

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Published in Great Falls Tribune on Nov. 25, 2012