Dwight O. Miller, 86, of Blountville, TN passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 after a period of declining health. Born in Whitley County, KY on November 6, 1933, he was the son of the late Clifford and Gladys Miller. Also he was preceded in death by sisters Norma Jean Craig and Freda Fairchild, and his grandson Ian Hall.
Dwight graduated from Rockhold High School and later earned a PhD in chemistry from the University of Virginia, retiring in 1992 after 32 years of service with Dupont. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, daddy, pop-pop, brother and friend. He enjoyed grandfathering, hunting, woodworking, traveling, and time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Barbara Miller; children Pam Hall(Robb) of Corbin and George Miller(Julia) of Blacksburg, VA; grandchildren Amanda Hall Fortie(Shawn) of Gonzales, LA, Rebecca Miller Klein(Ryan) of Richmond, VA and Rachel Miller of Halifax, VA; great grandchildren Rhett and Dalton Fortie; his sister Anita Stamper of Paducah, KY; his first cousin Robert Chandler(Terry) whom he loved like a kid brother; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held at 11am on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the Siler Cemetery on KY 779 with Pastor Quentin Young officiating.
Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements, and messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.
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