Obituary for Dale Lamon Miller
Dale Lamon Miller, 88, of Louisburg passed away on Thursday morning, February 22, 2018. He was born in Hennessy, Ok on June 15, 1929 to the late Robert A. and Gladys B. Miller. In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by his brother Tex Robert Miller. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Marlette, Michigan to live with his grandparents. Dale graduated from Marlette High School, then he attended Michigan State and earned a degree in Chemistry and Physics from Central Michigan University. After college, Dale pursued a career as a high school basketball coach where he led the team to state championship in his first year of coaching. During summer months, Dale would return to Marlette to work in the mobile home factory and with great success, he realized this would be the career path for him.
Dale is survived by his wife of 37 years, Martha Ford Miller; his daughter, Shelley Miller Foster of San Diego, CA; his son, Richard Miller and wife, Sarah of Carrboro, NC; stepdaughters, Allison Martin of Swansboro, NC and Mary Charles Whitaker and her husband, Todd of Youngsville, NC; grandchildren, Rebecca Foster, Stephen Foster, Jack Miller, Haley Wester, Christopher Whitaker, Cameron Whitaker, and Lauren Davenport. Also surviving are his sisters, Aloha Williard and Dona Wilcox as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private service and will receive friends on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2-5pm at Dale and Martha’s home, 105 Loy Dr. Louisburg, NC 27549.
In lieu of flowers to honor Dale, consider taking a child golfing or make a contribution to The First Tee at https://thefirsttee.org/get-involved/ways-to-give/donate/ or to 8800 Westgate Park Drive Suite 104 Raleigh, NC 27617.