Richard L. “Dick” Miller

Richard L. “Dick” Miller, 75, of 1835 Swede Road, Ashville, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, in UMPC Hamot, Erie, Pa.

He was born Jan. 21, 1939, in Jamestown, a son of the late Gerald and Jessie Louise Eddy Miller.

Prior to his retirement in 2004, he was employed by Titan X Engine Cooling as a welder. He earlier had worked for McFadden Ford and as a bartender for both Colonial and The Big Tree.

He was a member of Lakewood Memorial Post 1286 America Legion, Celoron Moose and Lakewood Rod and Gun Club.

He enjoyed bowling, pitching horseshoes, watching NASCAR racing and attending high school foot-ball games.

Surviving are three daughters: Renee (Dennis) Lilly, Kelly (Bob) Patterson and Stacey (Steve) Grundstrom; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; his companion, Leona Anderson and her children: Lori (Mike) Benson and Kim (Paul) Calabrese; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; three sisters: Marylou (Denny) Repine, Rosie (Don) Miller and Debra (Gary) Schen-berg; and his canine com-panion a German Sheppard, Buddy Miller.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marylyn Miller; and a brother, Gerald B. Miller, Jr.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Warren Van Dewark will officiate.

Burial will be in Open Meadows Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814 or Star Flight 28 Maple St., Jamestown, NY 14701 Attn: Debbie Weaver or the Panama Fire Department, P.O. Box 57, Panama, NY 14767.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Dick at www.lindfuneralhome.com.