Sam Miller, 91, passed away at Beauregard Memorial Hospital on October 7, 2013. He was born in DeRidder, September 2, 1922. Mr. Miller worked for First National Bank for 40 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church for over 75 years and was a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was also a past member of DeRidder JayCees and Kiwanis Club.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 66 years, Rita “Diddy” Miller; son David Miller and wife Linda of DeRidder; daughter, Joyce Landers of Kilgore, TX; brother, John Miller of Houston, TX; niece, Jan Miller Darnell and husband David of DeRidder, LA; great nephew, Ben Darnell and wife Tara of Prairieville, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Eva Miller; brother, Roy Miller, and step-grandson, Monte Landers.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 1:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, LA. Rev. Lindsey Burns will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations made to Faith Quest at First Baptist Church of DeRidder, LA or your favorite charity will be appreciated.