Obituary for Raymond D. Miller
Raymond D. Miller, 69, formerly of St. Thomas, late of Newburg, departed this life on the morning of Monday, April 10, 2017, at his home.
He was born on December 20, 1947, in Lewistown, the son of the late David L. and Jane K. Kenepp Miller. Raymond was a 1965 graduate of Chief Logan High School, Lewistown, and a 1967 graduate of Keystone University, Scranton, where he was on the wrestling and soccer teams. Raymond served in the Pennsylvania National Guard from 1967 until 1974, graduating from N.C.O. school, and married Ann Henderson on September 28, 1974, in Carlisle.
Raymond worked for E.C. Barnes Petroleum, Inc., retiring as Sales Manager after twenty-six years of employment. He was a member of the Perry Lodge #458 F. & A.M., Marysville; the Chambersburg Club; the Newburg United Methodist Church; and was a former member of the Rotary Club, Mercersburg. In his free time Raymond enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and fishing; Penn State wrestling and football; and was an avid golfer, enjoying trips to Myrtle Beach to golf with his friends.
In addition to his wife of forty-two years, Ann, he is survived by three children, Michelle L. Brito of Chevy Chase, MD, Leigh A. (Josh) Vahovius of Las Vegas, NV, and David I. (Jessica) Miller of Greencastle; three grandchildren, Carmen A. Brito, Anthony X. Vahovius, and Juliana A. Vahovius; his sister, Jolene S. (James) Heroux of Strodes Mills; and many family and friends.
His funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the Newburg United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Salisbury will officiate. We will reconvene for interment at 1:30 p.m., in the St. Thomas Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg, with Masonic Rites taking place at 7:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Newburg United Methodist Church at 203 North High St. Newburg, PA 17240 or a favorite charity of one’s choice.