George Anthony Miller, Jr., 83, of Fredericksburg, formerly of East Orange, New Jersey, died Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. He was born April 8, 1938, in East Orange, New Jersey, to the late Agnes Mathalene Sandman Miller and George Anthony Miller, Sr. He was a retired Field Specialist with IBM, was a1956 graduate of East Orange High School and a student of the 1960 class at Rutgers University, and was a U.S. Navy veteran having served on the USS Wasp. George was an avid Ham radio operator, getting his Ham license in 1951, becoming a Novice General in 1952, and eventually earning his Extra Class License in 1970. He was a member of the FOC and had 2 call signs, most recently K2UR. He was a lifetime Mets and Giants fan, and loved to attend baseball games and fish with his sons, Scott and Todd. He also enjoyed spending time talking with his daughter, Dawn, about horse racing, especially the Kentucky Derby. He loved good food and always talked about food and recipes that he made up. George was a kind, loving, positive and caring person, who would help anyone in his family who may have been struggling.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Lee Lacefield Miller of Whiting, New Jersey; his sons, Scott Miller (Bobbie) and Todd Miller both of Corydon, Indiana, and Ian Miller of Richmond, Virginia; his daughter, Dawn Johnson (Bill Dushney) of Peckville, Pennsylvania; his step daughter, Kyra Inglima of Pine Bush, New York; his grandchildren, Scott Miller, Jr., Helena Nicole Miller, Sam Miller (Kara Herron), Tyler Miller, Gabby Miller, Christopher Johnson and Jesse Johnson (Daniel Lee); and his great grandchildren, Hunter, Seth, Ayriel, Rylan, Kendra, Jonathan and Logan.
Funeral services will be at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Donnie Whitlow will officiate. Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover, New Jersey.
Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
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