Joseph Douglas “Doug” Miller

Joseph Douglas “Doug” Miller

February 19, 2021, 74, Goldsboro –

Joseph Douglas “Doug” Miller, 74, passed away at his home on Friday, February 19, 2021. Born on July 1, 1946, he was the son of the late Joseph Miller and Betty Woodard Miller.

For over 20 years, Doug served his country in the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, he spent most of his years as a Russian linguist. After his retirement, he worked as a computer analyst for NAACO.

Doug had a deep love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was a member of Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Doug’s love for his family was unmatched. He will always be remembered as a family man and great provider to those he loved.

When not spending time with his family, Doug could be found outside in his garden. Known for his green thumb, Doug enjoyed nothing more than being able to harvest a bountiful crop. With his love for being outside, Doug could also be found with his fishing rod in hand.

A service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. Due to Covid regulations, the service will be for family and close friends. Doug will lie in state at Seymour Funeral Home on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 11 A.M. until 5 P.M.

Doug is survived by his wife, Barbara Miller; children, Leah Grimmer, Steve Miller and wife, Stacey, and Brian Miller, and one grandson, Dalton Grimmer. Doug is also survived by his brothers Victor Miller and wife Nancy, and Sam Miller.

In addition to his parents, Joseph is preceded in death by his sister, Jane Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church, 5975 HWY 70 EAST, La Grange, NC, NC 28551 in honor of Doug.

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