July 1, 1924 ~ November 9, 2016

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Floyd C. Miller, Jr., 92, died Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at the John F. Keever, Jr., Hospice Solace Center. A native of Asheville, Mr. Miller was a son of the late Floyd C. Miller, Sr., and Chloe Bennett Miller. His wife, Margaret Glance Miller died in 2010. He served in the Army Air Corps during WW II and was a 1947 graduate of Mars Hill College. He worked as a draftsman at American Enka for a number of years and more recently with several area architectural firms. Mr. Miller was a lifelong member of Hominy Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon as well as member and chair of several committees, most notably as long-time chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee. He is survived by a daughter, Luanna Dorsett and her husband, Lewis, and granddaughters, Maggie and Betsy Dorsett. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Hominy Baptist Church with the Rev. Doctors Joe Yelton and Paul Raybon and Rev. Melissa Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Sunday one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Hominy Baptist Church, 135 Candler School Road, Candler, NC 28715, or to the Keever Solace Center, CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. The on-line register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com.

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  1. My Dad, Francis Huntley of Fairview, was in the Army Air Corp. too and went to Mars Hill in the early 40s. He finished at Furman after the war. He and your loved one may have had classes together at some point or their paths may have crossed in the war. Mt deepest sympathy to the family.

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  2. My deepest sympathies to the Miller family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is a devastating experience, and it can leave us crushed in spirit. However, at Isaiah 57:15, here Almighty God Jehovah says, ‘I reside in the high and holy place, but also with those crushed and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of those being crushed.’ God notices your suffering, and through his purpose he has provided a beautiful resurrection hope that you can have faith in. (John 5:28,29)

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  3. We knew Floyd through his lifelong friendship with Howard M Pinner, my Dad,also from Candler. Howard was also a Pilot in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Howard and Jo enjoyed getting together with Floyd and Margaret . Our deepest condolences to the Miller family. We know he will be greatly missed by you all.

    Sincerely
    Family of Howard M. Pinner

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