Dr. Joseph Calvin Miller
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Dr. Joseph Calvin Miller, 77, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 in Tallahassee, FL.
Joe was born in Jacksonville, FL and graduated from Landon High School in 1954 and served in the Air Force from 1954-1958. He then attended Jacksonville University and Southern College of Optometry where he graduated with his doctorate in 1964. Joe met his wife Elaine while attending Jacksonville University and married in April 1961.They settled in Central Florida where he raised his four children and practiced Optometry for thirty years. Joe was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas church in Eustis and was an active member of the Rotary Club.He retired in 2002 due to health issues and moved to Tallahassee to be closer to his family. He enjoyed collecting British cars, aviation, building model airplanes and model railroading. He had a love for the beach, the races and all animals.
Joe is survived by his wife, Elaine, his three sons, Dr. William P. Miller, Dr. Michael A. Miller and Dr. Joseph D. Miller. His daughter, Michelle Becker, R.N. and nine grandchildren all of Tallahassee, FL. He is also survived by his sister, Jane Brazil of Jacksonville, FL.
Services will be held Saturday, December 8, at St. Peter's Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Building Fund in memory of Dr. Joseph C. Miller, 901 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303 or the TMH Foundation.
Beggs Funeral Home - Apalachee Chapel
3322 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Dec. 6, 2012