Roger Ellis Miller

September 2, 1920 — December 9, 2012

Roger Ellis Miller



MILLER, ROGER ELLIS, 92 of Sebring, FL died Saturday, Dec. 15th, 2012. He was born September 2, 1920 in McAlpin, FL, son of the late Roscoe Nigel and Lillian Jane Miller. The Millers moved to Sebring in 1921 and later to LaBelle, FL. Roger graduated from LaBelle High School (1938) and University of Florida (1946) and was a true Gator fan. During W.W. II, he served in the U.S. Navy, leaving the service as Lt. CEC USNR. He enjoyed his many years as a Civil Engineer and surveyor. He developed Lake Sebring Ridge, partnered in the development of Sylvan Shores, Lake Placid, constructed Fairmount Utilities and Sebring Ridge Utilities. Roger is a Life Member of American Legion Post #25, Lake Placid and a Past President of Rotary Club of Sebring, Paul Harris Fellow and a faithful member and Deacon of First Baptist Church, Sebring. He was preceded in death by his beloved first wife, Francis and survived by his devoted wife, Peggy; and his loving children, Roger Miller, Jr., Valerie (Dean) Johnson M.D., Christopher (Pat) Miller, Karen (Joseph) Berry; and brother, Nigel (Joan) Miller; and step-children, Karen (David) Curfman and Julia Modisett; and grandchildren, Miller Johnson, Bryan Johnson, Marianne Johnson, Christopher Miller, Jr, Joshua Miller, Summer Miller, Mark Purvis, Zachary Berry, Samantha Berry; and step-grandchildren Christine Curfman, David Curfman, Jr, Carrie Curfman, Jackie Modisett and Taylor Modisett. Visitation 3-7 pm, Thursday at Morris Funeral Chapel with Services 11 am, Friday at First Baptist Church, Sebring. Burial at Pinecrest Cemetery with Military Honors. The family suggests donations to First Baptist Church, Sebring or Rotary Club of Sebring Charities Inc, P.O. Box 527, Sebring, FL 33871-0527.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.






Preceded In Death By

Francis, First Wife
Roscoe Nigel Miller, Father
Lillian Jane Miller, Mother

Survived By

Peggy, Wife
Roger Miller, Jr., Son
Valerie (Dean) Johnson M.D., Daughter
Christopher (Pat) Miller, Son
Karen (Joseph) Berry, Daughter
Nigel (Joan) Miller, Brother
Karen (David) Curfman, Step-Daughter
Julia Modisett, Step-Daughter
grandchildren
Miller Johnson, Bryan Johnson
Marianne Johnson, Christopher Miller, Jr
Joshua Miller, Summer Miller
Mark Purvis, Zachary Berry, Samantha Berry
step-grandchildren
Christine Curfman, David Curfman, Jr,
Carrie Curfman, Jackie Modisett
and Taylor Modisett

Facts

Date Of Birth: September 2, 1920
Place of Birth: McAlpin, FL
Death: December 15, 2012
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Deacon of First Baptist Church, Sebring
Life Member of American Legion Post #25

Services

Visitation 3-7 pm, Thursday
at Morris Funeral Chapel
with Services 11 am, Friday
at First Baptist Church, Sebring.
Burial at Pinecrest Cemetery with Military Honors.



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