Bernard "Bernie" Edward Miller

June 12, 1974June 9, 2019

Bernard “Bernie” Edward Miller, 44, of Statesville passed away after a brief battle with an autoimmune disorder on June 9, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.

Born on June 12, 1974, he was the son of Scott Lee Miller and Marion Alice Small, who survives.

Bernie was a loving husband who enjoyed taking vacations with his wife Trish and loved skydiving with his daughter Marsai. He was an avid football fan who loved the 49ers and also enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his brothers. He attended Faith Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife of five years, Patricia “Trish” Higgins Miller; daughters, Marsai Alice Miller and Kirsten Nevaeh Fuller; son, James Allen Fuller Jr.; siblings, Thomas Frederick (Renee) Miller, Scott Lee (Edwina) Miller, Bernadette (Karl) Meissner, Theresa Ann Faires, Michael Joseph Miller, Terry Alan Miller, Brian Thomas Miller, John Michael (Amanda) Miller, and numerous nieces and nephews who will all miss him dearly.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Faith Baptist Church on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Tim Lowry officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bernie’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Bernie Miller.


  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


  • Celebration of Life Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, June 14, 2019


Bernard "Bernie" Edward Miller

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Kelly Weatherman

June 10, 2019

I worked with Bernie for the past three years and enjoyed cutting up with him and laughing. He was a good guy who I know loved his family. He will be missed

Anna Dixon

June 10, 2019

Johnny, raven, kiera and family you are all in my thoughts and prayers. We love you guys