September 8, 1914 ~ June 15, 2008
Born in: Asheville,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Ernest Vance Miller, 93, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008, at the WNC Baptist Home, where he had resided for several years. Mr. Miller was a lifelong resident of Buncombe County and was a member of First Baptist Church of Asheville. After serving in the Army Air Corps during WW II he trained as a watchmaker and worked at several stores in Asheville. He later started his own business doing trade work for a number of Western North Carolina watch, clock and jewelry stores. He is survived by his wife, Louise Roberts Miller; one son, Dean Miller of University Park, MD; one sister, Rae M. Roberts of Asheville, and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building One, Asheville, NC 28801.