William M. Miller Jr.
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FALL RIVER -- William Macy Miller Jr., age 64, died at Charlton Memorial Hospital on February 5th, 2007. He was the son of William and the late Mona (Atherton) Miller.

He was born in New Bedford and lived in North Dartmouth most of his life.

In the 1960's, Mr. Miller worked at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the Apollo program that put a man on the moon. He received an award from NASA for a computer test system he designed. In 1995 he retired from Commonwealth Electric where he was Supervisor of the Radio-Electronic and Relay Engineer groups. He was a member of the Utility Communications Council and Chairman of the New England Power Radio Service Committee. Mr. Miller had electronic design articles published in several journals.

Mr. Miller was a member and past president of the Southeastern Massachusetts Amateur Radio Association, Inc., where he served as chairman of the Technical Committee for many years. His amateur radio call was K1IBR.

Survivors include a daughter, Renee Camille of Yarmouth Port; two sons, William of Dartmouth and Eric of Dartmouth; three sisters, Susan Smith of Westport, Dorothy Grosswendt of South Dartmouth, and Margery Miller of New Bedford; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

To sign the on-line guest book, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com. Private arrangements are under the direction of the POTTER FUNERAL HOME, 81 Reed Rd., Westport.



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February 16, 2007
I extend my sincere condolences to Bill's family, and especially Sue.
Ernie Boulds
February 16, 2007
Dear Bill I will miss you. You helped me with all my computer problems and got me right on track. I'm glad I got to know you this past year. I hope heaven knows they have another angel.
Cynthia Boulds
February 13, 2007
Bill was a Boston Coffee & Bagel Shop acquaintance. He could be found having coffee and conversation with his buddies. He always had a sweet smile for others who regularly enjoyed coffee too. He'll be missed by us all.
Rosemary
February 13, 2007
CQ CQ CQ Hi Bill,
Thanks for all your help in everything science Bill. You kept the spark burning in me. You are the best. WOW!!! 40 years ago and its'still burning. All those strange
little circuit boards(Well...Bill... it was strange to me you know.)Thanks for showing me all about your Ham Radio,Learning the Morse
code. THE INTERNATIONAL MORSE CODE!!!!You know that was a long time ago.
Thank-you for the good times.
Mark Sivik
Loxahatchee, Florida
mark sivik
February 11, 2007
God Bless you bill . May you rest in peace . 40 years of a great friendship The pleasure was all mind
WA1AKR
Carl Bissonnette
Carl Bissonnette
February 10, 2007
73 Bill .It's been a great ride !!!
81m
February 9, 2007
When
I met Bill back in 1966 we became fast friends he was my Elmer into Ham
Radio. I recall his wife Wanda and his children when we visited him on
Mott street off Brock Ave. I had moved out to Phila. and many years
past, we kept intouch via Radio and Internet. I also Made many trips up
to New Bedford to visit Bill and my Family and friends. Bill will
dearly be missed by me!! I was looking forward to seeing him in April
when I decided to move back to the area Bill is gone but he will not be
forgotten by all his friends. Rest In Peace Bill MIller...
(KB3SM) Bob Brocklehurst
February 9, 2007
My deepest sympathy to the whole family. I have not seen any of you for many years, but I have many good childhood memories of the times we spent together swimming, ice skating and building the cabin in the woods.
Bill Schofield
February 7, 2007
My Deepest Sympathies to the Miller Family...Thanks for all you have done for me as a friend...God Bless you Bill..W1VRP, Joe Frois.
Joseph P. Frois
February 7, 2007
Please except my deepest sympathies. Bill will always be remembered to a lot of friends.
Ted Przymierski N1XXQ
February 7, 2007
Bill; You were my Elmer,my mentor
and my friend.I will miss you very
much. "73" W1RTF
Randall Faber
February 7, 2007
My deepest sympathy to the family. I've known Bill at Commonwealth Electric and SEMARA and he was a good friend. He will be missed.
DE W1MLD
Marcel Dumont
February 7, 2007
Bill was a good friend to many at
SEMARA. His ability and willingness
to help others with technical problems was unsurpassed. I will
miss my fellow club member and friend.
Dave Dean
February 7, 2007
Bill I will miss you because of the man you were. You were quick to help anyone and to show them how. You were a very good friend and now God has you to himself. I truly express my sympathies to your family.Bill was a power of example to me, he showed me what a wonderful human being can be.N1ZYT
Jerry Lemos
February 7, 2007
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Arthur Souza
February 7, 2007
BILL
MILLER WILL ALWAYS BE A PART OF MY LIFE ...HIS PERSONALITY WAS
MAGNETIC!YOUR FRIEND FOR ETERNITY...AND MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE
WITH HIS FAMILY AND RELATIVES AT THIS TIME...GOD BLESS BILL..REST IN
PEACE...73' N1XZJ
BOB METIVIER
February 7, 2007
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Marty Jordan ka1yfv
February 7, 2007
I knew Bill for almost 50 years. I will miss you my friend. I'll miss your smiling face, and you kind words.
Love, Art W1FJI & Janet KA1BOF
Tallahassee, Floorida.
Art Marshall
February 7, 2007
Richard Coulombe K1KLA
Richard Coulombe
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