July 23, 1945 ~ March 17, 2016


Resided in: Candler, NC

Frank Leslie Miller 70, of Candler, went to be with the Lord on March 17, 2016. He had a passion for Harley Davidsons and for his brothers he rode with. He was an avid deer hunter, and his greatest passion was his family. His parents Franklin and Vivian Miller preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Bari Miller; two sisters, Wanda Baird (Ray) of Candler, NC and Marie Rice of Candler, NC; sons, Kevin Rogers (Shannon) and Marvin Miller (Tonya); daughters, Rebecca Stewart (Michael) and Ali Miller; two additional girls who were precious to him, Vickie Mask and Ashley Barrier Rivers; six granddaughters; and five grandsons. He was the heart of WNC Independent Brotherhood for 36 years. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family would like to say a special thanks to Brad Allen for contributions. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Groce Funeral Home.

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  1. Frankie was one of a kind and lived life to the fullest. So many people were lucky enough to call him a friend and ‘brother ‘. He was both to us and there will be a hole in our hearts that he use to fill. I’m so glad for the memories we have of the amazing times spent with him and Bari. Our heart goes out to Marvin & Tonya, Rebecca , Ali, and Bari. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. RIP Frankie we will miss you…

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  2. My ex husband and friend, Bob Baldwin and I would like to send our prayers and love to Frankie’s family. Frankie was a great man and a great friend to many. He will always be remembered.

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  3. Ride Free my friend, It was an honor to be able to join you on many rides, thru our lives over the many years.. and to be able to call you our friend…. Our hearts are full of thoughts and prayers that all your loved ones will find strength and peace in your loving memories… The Brotherhood stands strong for you <3

    Gary and Debra Schrader

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  4. It’s been a long time! Always remember you for the Honorable friendship I felt with you! Rest in peace! God’s blessing to Bari and the children.

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  5. Sorry For The Loss Of( FRANK ) He Was The Real Deal ( BIKER ) BROTHER And FRIEND Roll On My Brother See You Again Some Day

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  6. Blessings to his family, I knew him my entire life, he was a kind friend, and always had a smile for those he knew and cared for. I got to take care of him many years ago when I first became a nurse he was tough and courageous! Ride on!

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  7. Frankie, you will never be forgotten in our household. You have been and endearing friend to me and my crew for as long as I can remember. We, you and I, began our friendship in grammar school and it has never failed to be there no matter how many years went by between our visits. You became Uncle Frankie to all our children and a good friend to both Jolly and me. I will never forget you. Love you much, Kathy

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  8. May God be with you all in your time of sorrow. And may he give you strength to get thru these days ahead.blessings to you all. He was a great man. Gave me my first job after I lost my husband. Loved him dearly. Sincerely MYRA and Lewis Price.

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  9. So very sorry for your loss. He was a great friend. His pain is over. Prayers going out for his family and many, many friends. He is truly loved.

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  10. I am praying for your sorrows to ease in time. Frankie was a true blue man with heart. He is in a better place with no pain or sorrows he will watch us all now. R.I.P. Frankie Love You Brother.

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  11. Me and ronnie loved frankie,we will miss him.fly high with the angels my friend.until we meet again.live norma & ronnie

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  12. Will miss you my friend. You were always open, honest, caring. My love to you Bari, Marvin, Kevin, and the rest of the family. He was a one of a kind and knew what respect meant in a world that sometimes forgets it’s importance.

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  13. Marvin : We are sorry for the loss of your father . We will have you in our thoughts & Prayers our friend … Sincerely , Jesse & Pam Sprinkle .

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  14. My hopes and prayers,are extended to the entire family and friends,of Frank. What time i did spend with him was really nice. He always told me i reminded him of my Dad. may the lord bless his soul, God bless ya buddy.

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  15. I am so very sorry to hear this tragic news. I pray the Holy Spirit comforts you dear family during this time of grief in Jesus Christ name. Amen

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  16. R I P brother Frankle , Bari Marvin , Rebecca ,&, the rest of the Miller Family may God carry you through these sorrowful times

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  17. I am so sorry to hear of Frankie’s passing. I remember him from waaaaaaaay back. Always thought he was so handsome & had the prettiest eyes. Saw him not long ago at Ingles on Smoky Park & he hadn’t changed much. My thoughts & prayers are with the family.

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  18. Will miss you rest in peace .will always remember you an your smile prayers for your family an close friends children an grandchildren .May the lord be with you all. Amen Prayers Barie May the lord give you strength threw The lose of frank An hold your hand threw it all

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  19. Thoughts and prayers to the family and a special note to Marvin, your dad is proud of you! My thoughts and condolence to you and your family

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  20. Ruthie & I were so sorry to hear of Frankie’s passing. Keeping all of you in our thoughts & prayers.

    Robbie & Ruthie Dempsey

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  21. I am so sorry to hear this. Breaks my heart. I have you all in my prayers, and prayers for God to hold you all strong in this difficult time. Just know that we will all join him again riding the Golden Roads with a God that loves and comforts. Me and Dover love you all very much. He will be there but I am unsure whether or not I will be able to ride. Much love to you Bari and Marving, your daddy loved you so much.

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  22. We will all join you later and we shall all ride again. Burnouts on streets of gold. Gone but not forgotten, oh the memories. See you soon. RIP Frank.

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  23. RIP Frankie. 1 hella man! Many thanks for all you have given over the years to all, and your brothers in the wind. Ride on Brother! Joe Bob!!!

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  24. He will be missed. I know he is now with the lord , who may also ride a Harley. I bless his friends and loved ones.

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  25. Dear Bari, and the rest of the family. I was so sorry to hear about Frankie. I will try to get over there for the funeral. I did want to let you how sorry I am and if there is anything I can do to help, just let me know. I love you all and my prayers are with you. Sincerely,

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  26. Bar I am so sorry about Frankie I wish I could be there with you in person but I will be there in spirit. You and Frankie were more than friends you are my family. I’m sorry I didn’t make an effort to spend more time with you guys. Just know that you are in my heart. I Love you Bari.

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  27. Bari and Family, I’m so sorry for your loss, and sorrier that I can’t be with you all today. I know that Sarah and my dad will give you a big hug from me. I’m thinking of you all, and holding you in my heart. Frankie is still one of the funniest, nicest, most loyal men I’ve ever known, and I’m so glad to say that I knew him my entire life. There will never be another Frankie. Love you all!

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  28. Bari and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you! Frankie was an awesome friend to so many and will be missed. Love to all the family! We love and will miss you Frankie!

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  29. Rebecca, Sydney, Colby, and Michael. You are in our thoughts and prayers. If you need Anything, please let us know.

    Much Love,
    Jordan and Tracy

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  30. So sorry for your loss you will be in our thoughts and prayers .We pray that the good Lord holds you up during this difficult time.

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  31. Bari & Marvin I just want to let you know, that I’m thinking about you and praying for you and all of Frankie’s friends and family. He will be greatly missed by so many. RIP Frankie you were a good friend.

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  32. I knew Franky all my life, he was as good as they come. He was also as tough as nails. I will always remember Franky for being straight up, and he told things as they were.Keep it in the road on you’re way to Heaven old buddy.
    My thoughts are with you Bari.

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