Jack Dempsey Miller
September 23, 1924 – January 25, 2019
Mr. Jack Dempsey Miller, 94 of Hudson, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.
Mr. Miller was born in Watauga County on September 23, 1924 to the late Monroe Cottrell and Stella Mae White Miller. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean War.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ruth May Miller; brother, Howard Miller; and sisters, Georgia Hayes and Wilma Greene.
Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Brenda Deitz and husband Gary of Lenoir and Beverly Henderson and husband David of Greensboro; grandsons, Bradley L. Bodenhamer of Winston-Salem and Philip Stephen Deitz of Lenoir; great-grandsons, Braiden Paul Bodenhamer and Trevan Dempsey Bodenhamer; brothers, Bill Miller and Lewis Miller, both of Boone, and Kermit Miller of Hudson; and sisters, Virginia Yates and Rena Goodman, both of Boone.
A funeral service honoring Mr. Miller’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, January 28, 2019 at Pendry’s Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Carl Bowles officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will immediately follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park. Military honors will be performed by the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 6 of Hudson. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to First Christian Church of Lenoir or Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at Pendrysfuneralhome.com
Pendry’s Funeral home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Jack Dempsey Miller.
- Brenda Deitz, Daughter
- Beverly Henderson, Daughter
- Bradley L. Bodenhamer, Grandson
- Phillip Stephen Deitz, Grandson
- Braiden Payl Bodenhamer, Great Grandchild
- Trevan Dempsey Bodenhamer, Great Grandchild
- Bill Miller, Brother
- Lewis Miller, Brother
- Virginia Yates, Sister
- Rena Goodman, Sister
- Virginia Ruth May Miller, Wife
- Stella May White Miller, Mother
- Monroe Cottrell Miller, Father
- Howard Miller, Brother
- Georgia Hayes, Sister
- Wilma Greene, Sister
- Mr. Miller was a proud Veteran of the United States Army, having served during WWII.
- Receiving of Friends Monday, January 28, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, January 28, 2019
- Interment Monday, January 28, 2019
Jack Dempsey Miller
Bill and Glenda Arthut
February 22, 2019
Javk was a truly a wonderful person, filled with wit and humor, kindness and class. He will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
January 31, 2019
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS PRAYING FOUR YOU ALL MAY GOD BLESS YOU
January 28, 2019
Jack Miller was a wonderful person!!!! He and Ruth were our beloved neighbors! He had a great sense of humor and they always had a garden. My mom and dad have passed as well but the millers were their best friends. He will be truly missed!! We used to play with Brenda and Jeannie as kids and we always had a great time!!those are very cherished memories for me!!!!!