Robert Arthur "Bob" Miller

February 7, 1939 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Robert Miller Obituary

Robert Arthur “Bob” Miller, Fairchance, PA

     Robert Arthur “Bob” Miller, 84 of Fairchance, PA passed peacefully in his sleep with his loving family by his side and went to be with his Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, December 15, 2023.

     He was born February 7, 1939 in Oliphant Furnace, PA.

     Preceding him in death were his parents, Henry Devina Miller and Julia Hudock Miller; sister Kathryn and brother Jim.

     Surviving are his wife Joyce Miller; step daughter, Sherri (James) Silbaugh.

     Surviving Bob’s children; Dr. Kimberly (Kevin) Swaney, Kathy Vance, Diana Miller, and Robert Miller and Bob’s former wife and children’s mother; Betty Felton; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Henry D. Miller, Dora E. Miller, Elizabeth P. Miller and Edward J. Miller and many nieces and nephews.

     Bob led an epic life, from the age of 19 he was in the Brick Layers Union, BAC Local 9 for 64 years. He was instrumental in the founding and building of the Fairchance Fire Hall in 1969, the truck room in 1975, the small hall in 1986 and the new truck garage in 2014.

     He was a lover of music, dance, hunting, and the great outdoors. Also, he was a great provider and father. He enjoyed years of playing baseball and was known as “Rookie” to his Fairchance team.

     A special thank you to Amedisys Hospice Uniontown Caregivers and Dr. Kovach and Dr. Manivannan of Morgantown, WV who for decades provided Bob’s medical care.

     The family will receive friends and family at the Fairchance Fire Hall, 31 Pittsburgh Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Nicholas Cook officiating. The Fairchance Volunteer Fire Department will follow with Last Call and procession through Fairchance.

     In place of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fairchance Volunteer Fire Department, 31 Pittsburgh Street, Fairchance, Pa. 15436.

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December 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fairchance Fire Hall
31 Pittsburgh Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

Funeral Service
December 20, 2023

4:00 PM
Fairchance Fire Hall
31 Pittsburgh Street
Fairchance, PA 15436


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