William Frederick Miller
1931 - 2020
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TOGETHER AGAIN William Frederick Miller Sr., "Papa", 88, of New Franklin, was peacefully called home to the Lord to reunite with his loving wife of 64 years, Mary Louise. William was born in Wheatland, PA on 9/18/1931 to the late Elizabeth Baker and Earl Miller. He was a hardworking, honorable man all of his life. William was Staff Sergeant in the Army where he served his country from 1951-1954. He then moved his family to the Akron area in 1957, where he began his career as a Graphic Arts Director for Quikey Manufacturing. He also owned his own photography business that he took great pride in. He had a love of fishing and gardening. He was a dear and loving father, grandfather, and friend. He is survived by his five sons, William Jr., Gerald, Robert, Michael (Judy) and Thomas; his daughter, Patricia; grandchildren, Vanessa, Bryan (Michele), and Kyle; great-grandchildren, Sierra (Josh), Tyler, Gavin, and Joshua; and his great-great-grandson Micah. Per his wishes, a private family gathering was held May 16th. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the City of New Franklin Paramedics or the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Memorial Hopsital in William's name. www.swigarteasterlingfuneralhome.com. (Swigart-Easterling, 330-854-2356)

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on May 17, 2020.
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9 entries
May 17, 2020
Sorry my friends
May 17, 2020
He was a great man . Always fair . I'm so sorry for the families loss. He leaves a huge hole that no one can fill.
Wendy Hagen
May 17, 2020
Very sorry for your loss. Your parents were wonderful.
Vickie markel
May 17, 2020
My deepest condolences to the family. For a time I considered Papa as my own grandpa and Im sorry to have grown away from that. He was a terrific man! Noble, kind, considerate, funny, generous, selfless, and hardworking! I will never forget how welcome he always made me feel. Truly an honorable man! You guys were so lucky to have him and my heart aches for your loss!! Prayers of comfort for you all❤
Angela Wallace (Koehler)
May 17, 2020
Your mom and dad were such a great part of my life.
Renee Martin
May 17, 2020
So sorry for your loss.
Jennifer Whipple
May 17, 2020
He was a kind and sweet man with a lot of love for his family.
Denise Peters-Meade
May 17, 2020
We were neighbors of William and Mary Miller for over 40 years. They were wonderful, caring people. Willy loved working outdoors and had the nicest yard. Our regards go out to his family...he will be missed.
Sandra Wolter
May 17, 2020
May God Bless Your Family!❤Sorry for your loss! Hugs and Loves To All
Judy Crosier
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