Larry A. Miller Sr., 73, of Apollo, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1947, in White Township, to Vernon G. "Dutch" and Helen L. (Frailey) Miller. Larry resided in Apollo most of his life. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church of Gastown, Pa. He retired in 1987 from Tom Smith Strip Mining as a heavy equipment operator and previously worked for Raymond Schall Strip Mining. Larry enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family. His memory will be cherished by his sons, Larry A. "Bud" Miller Jr. and wife, Judy, of Apollo, Grant E. Miller and wife, Tracy, of Apollo, Oscar Miller and wife, Nancy, of Apollo, Richard Miller and wife, Sue, of Vandergrift, and James Miller, of Brackenridge; his daughters, Patty McAfoose and husband, James, of Kittanning, and Annie Johnston and husband, John, of Spring Church; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and his brother, William V. Miller and wife, Sandy, of Rural Valley. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon G. "Dutch" and Helen L. (Frailey) Miller and his wife, Helen "Faye" (Boarts) Miller, along with the mother of his children, Connie Mae (Waldenville) Miller. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the CLARK CHAPEL OF THE BAUER FUNERAL HOME INC., 238 S. Main St., Elderton. Additional visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Clark Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Joyce Dix-Weiers STS, officiating. Interment will be in Gastown Cemetery, Shelocta. Arrangements are being handled by the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. To send an online condolence to Larry's family, visit www.bauerfuneral.com
Published by The Valley News Dispatch on Jul. 23, 2021.