Robert Elwood Miller

Robert Elwood Miller

Robert Elwood Miller

Born June 27, 1926 in Princeton, B.C.

Passed away unexpectedly at Penticton Hospital

on Jan. 2, 2011

Bob was raised in Allenby and Princeton where he joined the Granby Mining Company. The mining industry took him and his family to Greenwood, Granisle, Tasu and Tungsten before he retired to Telkwa. Later they moved back to Princeton to be closer to family.

Dad was very active in the Masonic Lodge as well was an alderman on Greenwood Council as well as being a councillor in Telkwa.

Dad enjoyed woodworking, drawing, fishing and poetry as well as being an avid history buff.

Bob was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Lorraine, as well as his sisters Jean, May and Louise, and brother Wilfred.

He is survived by his children Andy Miller, Dianne Miller, Robert Miller and Joanne Miller, grandchildren Jennifer Miller, Robert Miller, Joshua Miller, Alexandra Holt and honorary granddaughter Caitlin, as well as great granddaughter Asha. Also survived by brother William (Connie) Miller, sister Beth (Jim) Norman, as well as many nieces and nephews who were so kind to Mom and Dad during their last years.

Celebration of life will be held April 30, 2011 at Tulameen Hall.

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