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1932 James 2021

James Miller

October 16, 1932 — March 8, 2021

James Henry Curtis Miller of North Port, Florida passed away peacefully after a short illness on March 8, 2021. Jim was born in Akron, Ohio on October 16, 1932. He attended Akron Kenmore High School and Kent State University. He relocated to North Port, Florida in 1994 soon after retiring from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Jim had many hobbies, including hunting, fishing, cooking, woodworking, and golfing. He was a marshal for many of the Goodyear Country Club golf tournaments. He was an active member of the North Port VFW Post 8203 Auxiliary where he cooked and was a past member of North Port AmVets 312 where he called bingo as well as the North Port Moose Lodge 764.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife Carol Lynch Miller whom he loved dearly and his parents George and Barbara Miller. He leaves behind his children Leslie (Bill) Hunt and John (Maya) Miller, grandsons Harrison and Evan Miller, granddaughter Deirdre (Rob) Henke, and great-grandchildren Ethan, Liam, and Lylah Henke. He also leaves behind stepson Brad (Karen) Lay, step-granddaughter Teresa Hammit, stepdaughter Jaime (Allen) Johnston, and step-granddaughters Lauren Bessette (Baxter Smith), Kristin Bessette, and Addison Bessette with whom he had especially close relationships.

Jim will be interred In Centerville, Pennsylvania at his ancestorial family cemetery this fall. A celebration of life memorial will be held at the North Port VFW in the very near future. Memorial donations can be made to the North Port Salvation Army.

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