W. G. "Jerry" Miller Willard Gerald Collett Miller, better known to all as Jerry Miller, passed away on August 11, 2013, in Red Bluff, California. He was 64 years old. Our beloved Jerry was born October 2, 1948 in Ashland, Oregon. Jerry graduated from Crater High School, Central Point, Oregon in 1966. He received a BS in Business from Southern Oregon College in 1970. He served two years in the Army. Jerry was married to Judi Armstrong for 10 years and they had three children: Stephanie Christine Bairey (Peter Bairey), Andrea Michelle Miller, Benjamin Gerald Miller. All three children reside in Portland, OR. Jerry remarried on August 8, 1980 to Rose Darlyne White in Lexington, KY. She had three children Kelly Lee Raque, Matthew Thomas White (Antonia) and Andrew Paul White (Misty). All 6 children were dearly loved. There are 11 grandchildren who all reside in Louisville, KY. Jerry is survived by his wife, Rose Darlyne, his 6 children and their spouses, 11 grandchildren, three brothers, John Hansen Miller (Karen) of Red Bluff, CA, William Taylor Miller (Dolly) of Running Springs, CA, Paul Thomas Miller (Caryl) of Australia, 8 nieces and nephews and 12 great nieces and nephews. Jerry began his career with Chevron Corporation in 1970 on the West Coast until 1978 when he was transferred to Louisville, KY. In 1994 he returned to the West Coast and retired as a wholesale rep in 2005. Jerry was currently working for Wheeler Logging as Safety Director. Jerry and Darlyne are members of First Christian Church where Jerry served as an Elder and adult Sunday School teacher while living in Red Bluff. Jerry enjoyed his family, golf, traveling and was an avid reader. Jerry was well liked and respected by all in everything he did. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 17 at 3:00 at First Christian Church located at 926 Madison St, Red Bluff, CA. A reception will follow at Veteran Memorial Hall located at 735 Oak St, Red Bluff, CA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Christian Church.
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Published in Daily News on Aug. 17, 2013