Charles W. Miller Jr., 91, formerly of Adams Center

WATERTOWN, NY — Charles W. Miller Jr., 91, a former resident of Adams Center and Henderson, died Thursday evening, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Samaritan Summit Village, Watertown, NY.

There will be a graveside service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, in Union Cemetery, Adams Center, with Pastor Cathy Hamilton officiating. There are no calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home Inc, Adams, NY.

Born Sept. 14, 1929, in Adams, the son of Charles W. and Hazel (Curtis) Miller, Sr., he graduated from Adams Center High School.

He married M. Corrine Hall April 17, 1955, in the Sulphur Springs Methodist Church. Following their marriage the couple lived and farmed in Adams Center and later in Henderson for 11 years.

After the farm was sold, Mr. Miller sold real estate for Rimada Realty. Later he worked as a machinist at Schoeller Paper Co. in Pulaski for 10 years. He then went to work in the security field in Syracuse, Arizona and Morrisville, NC, where he was security supervisor for Bristol Myers retiring in 1992. Following his retirement the couple moved to Las Vegas, NV.

Mrs. Miller died in 2007. He later returned to this area and entered the Samaritan Summit Village in March 2020.

Mr. Miller is survived by two sons and their wives, Raymond (Michele) Miller, Charlotte, NC., and William (Barbara) Miller of Clarkston, MI; four grandchildren, Heather (Marc) Ricter, Charlotte, NC, Christopher Miller, Charlotte, NC, Benjamin Miller, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, and Anna (Boomer) Caples, Grand Rapids, MI, and one niece Sherry Kingsberry.

He was predeceased by a sister, Alice LaComb.

He was a former member and President of United Paper Workers International Union, Watertown Elks Club 596, Adams Center Fire Dept., Henderson Masonic Lodge, Adams Center Grange, where he was former Master, and on the Young Peoples Degree Team, Pamona Grange and the NYS Grange.

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