On August 24, 2021 we were saddened by the sudden transition of our beloved husband Deacon Roy Roger Miller of Rice, VA, he was the 3rd child of John Edd and Sophonia Miller.
Roy received his education through the Prince Edward Country School system. Roy was baptized at an early age and joined the High Bridge Baptist Church, under the leadership of Revered Bailey. Roy enlisted in the Army from 1967 – 1969. He fought in the Vietnam War as the A162 ASLT Helicopter Gunner and received an Honorable Discharge. He was then employed at the Stack Pole Company, Inc. as a machine technician. He was then later employed at Crewe Transfer Corporation as a truck driver for 20 years. And then later was employed at the Lindsay Hardwood Company, as a truck driver, until he retired in 2015.
Roy was also a coach for the Burkeville Allstar Little League.
In 2013 Roy & his wife were the founders of God Harvest Christian Center, located in Crewe, VA.
On March 28th, 1970, Roy married the Love of his life, Elnora Marie Ward and with this union they were blessed with 2 sons.
Roy really enjoyed being a husband, father, grandfather & great grandfather. Roy loves raising a garden for himself and all his relatives. Roy had a Loving heart. He cared about other people outside of his family. He enjoyed spending time outside tending to his garden, but he most enjoyed the time he spent with his loving wife, traveling, enjoying retirement and busy in the ministry.
Roy was his wife’s armor bear, faithful help mate.
Roy was ordained as a deacon at God’s Harvest Church Center and served as a faithful deacon. He also was enrolled as a student at International College of Bible Theology held at God’s Harvest Christian Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Edd and Sophonia Miller of Rice, VA; brother Edward Miller, sister’s, Mattie J Wilson & Flosie Tripp.
Roy leaves to honor is legacy, his loving & devoted wife, Revered Dr. Elnora Miller, sons, Roy L. Miller (Kimberly) of Richmond, VA and Michael E. Ward (Paulette) of Crewe, VA. & grandchildren, Da’Quan Johnson, Bryan Ward, Brandon Ward, Jonnie Ward, Tyvonne Spencer, Sharquil Oliver, Shekijah Ward. Brother, Jerry Miller of Philadelphia, PA, Sister, Shirley Jones, of Crewe, VA. Five sister’s in-laws & 4 brother in-laws.
Public viewing Saturday, August28, 2021 from 3 to 7PM at God's Harvest Christian Church Center, 7685 East Patrick Henry Highway, Crewe. Funeral Service Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 2:00PM at Springhill Baptist Church, 403 Springhill Rd., Blackstone. Interment Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice.