James D. "Dee" Miller


James D. "Dee" Miller, 80, a resident of Vernonia community, died on Nov. 27, 2001 at his home. Private interment was held. Mr. Miller was born and raised in Louisville. He was a Veteran of World War II, having joined the United States Army and served for three years with the 85th Cavalry 5th Armored Division Reconnaissance Squadron in Germany, Central Europe, France and Normandy until he received his Honorable Discharge in 1945. He was married to the former Barbara M. "Bobbie" Higgins in Louisville on June 20, 1970. Following their marriage they made their home in the Vernonia community. He worked as a truck driver in the logging industry for over twenty years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #168 in Cannon Beach. Survivors include a sister-in-law Sarah Potter of Vernonia, OR; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 0330 SW Curry Street, Portland, OR 97201; to the American Legion Post #119, P. O. Box 392, Vernonia, OR 97064; or to the Salvation Army, P. O. Box 2823, Portland, OR 97208. Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home of Vernonia, OR was in charge of arrangements.

The Winston County Journal, November 27, 2001

Thanks to Chas Robertson for providing this obituary.

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