Captain John William Miller
John Miller was born in Englewood on 01/27/1930 to William B. Miller and Lucille Miller. He departed this life on 07/29/2018. John Miller served Honorably in the US Army during the Korean War where he obtained the rank of Sgt. John joined the Englewood Police Department in 1966. John Miller ascended the rank of Captain in 1971. Captain Miller retired after 32 years of distinguished service. Captain Miller was considered a trailblazer in the city of Englewood. He was one of the first African Americans to obtain the rank of Sgt., Lt., and Captain. He was affectionately known as "Cap". After retirement "Cap" was known for walking all around town and for visiting so many of his friends and family. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of almost 68 years, Joan E. Miller, Son, Rev. Barry R. Miller, three grandchildren, three great grand children, a niece, nephew, a host of great nieces, nephews, family and friends.Funeral Saturday 12 PM.at Community Baptist Church of Englewood, 224 First St. Englewood. Viewing 9 AM - 12 PM at Church. Interment George Washington Cemetery, Paramus.
Published by The Record/Herald News on Aug. 2, 2018.