MILLER, LeRoy A. Jr., 81, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, December 22, 2016 in Wheeling Hospital.
He was born December 16, 1935 in Canonsburg, Pa., a son of the late LeRoy A. Miller Sr. and Leah (Crawford) Miller.
LeRoy grew up as a farmer in Scenery Hill, Pa. He worked for C.A. Robrech, Womeldorf Trucking, and retired after working 27 years for Wheeling Truck Center. He was a former member of the Mount Olivet Lions Club, a scout master for the cub scouts, and drove the band bus for John Marshall High School. LeRoy loved to square dance with his wife, enjoyed camping with his family, and working on and restoring old cars and trucks.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry and Jim Miller, two sisters, Leona Cheraso, and Jane Ross, and one great grandson, Chad Michael Chmiel.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Lutha (Hall) Miller; three children, Franklin David (Shirley) Gullette of Claysville, Pa., Debra Jean (Ed) Chmiel of S.C., and LeRoy “Chip” Miller III of Wheeling; two brothers, Harry “Bob” (Darlene) Miller of Washington, Pa. and Charles (Judy) Miller of Centerville, Pa.; one sister, Edna Mae Epperly of Zelienople, Pa.; four grandchildren, Beth Johnson of San Antonio, Texas, Renae Hutchins of Claysville, Pa., Joe Chmiel of S.C., and Vincent Paul Chmiel of Md.; twelve great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 10 am with Susan Metcalf officiating. Interment will follow in West Alexander Cemetery, West Alexander, Pa.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com