GOUVERNEUR – Lee Roy Miller, 73, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013 at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
Calling hours are Sunday, December 22nd from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a funeral service at 3:00 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Rev. James Warrington officiating.
Lee was born March 2, 1940 in Gouverneur, the son of Jackson A. and Vida Adalaide Shatraw Miller.
He graduated from Antwerp High School in 1958 and then served in the United States Navy from 1958 to 1962.
Lee married Linda Doxtater on October 17, 1964 in Antwerp.
Lee hauled milk for P.L. Pickert & Sons of Antwerp and started work at Gouverneur Talc Company in 1965 where he worked until retirement in 2003.
He was a member of the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department for over 20 years and the Gouverneur Exempt Firemen. Lee was also a life member of the Gouverneur VFW Post #6338 and the Antwerp American Legion Post #619 since 1966.
Lee is survived by two daughters Jackie and Jeff Prashaw of Gouverneur, Jenny Brown of Virginia, a son Jay and Heather Miller of Gouverneur, 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 2 brothers Charles Miller of Antwerp, James Miller of Washington, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife Linda, his parents, and a son Jon E. Miller.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department, 33 Clinton Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642, the Gouverneur VFW Post #6338, 100 W. Main Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642, or the Antwerp American Legion Post #619.