Ralph Ernest Miller

November 16, 1932 ~ January 11, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Ralph Miller Obituary

            Ralph Ernest Miller, age 90, of Taylorsville, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

            Ralph was born November 16, 1932 in Catawba County, the son of the late Garland Miller and Anna Lail Miller.

            He was a US Army veteran, who served during the Korean Conflict. Ralph was co-owner of Friendship Upholstery and a member of Friendship Lutheran Church, where he was a dedicated usher. He enjoyed traveling and seeing the country and also enjoyed gardening when his health permitted.

            Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Rachel Jeanette Hefner Miller; his sister, Lilly Miller Bowman; his brothers, Cloyd Miller, Gene Miller, and Billy Miller.

            Those left to cherish and honor his memory include: his daughters, Janet Miller of Hickory, Michelle Miller of Lenoir; his sons, Roger Miller (Rachel), Randy Miller (Toni) all of Taylorsville; his grandchildren, Candace Miller, Amy Miller, Zachary Miller (Emily); step-grandchildren, Chad Kerley (Amanda), Whitney Dillard (Dustin); several great and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            A private graveside service will be held at Friendship Lutheran Church Cemetery with a flag folding accorded by Alexander County Veterans Honor Guard. Pastor Josh Tucker will officiate.

            Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Catawba County.

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Friendship Lutheran Church
5300 Church Road
Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681


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