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Raymond E. Miller

August 14, 1939 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 81)

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Raymond E. Miller, 81, of Meadville died peacefully at home Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from complications of diabetes.  He was born August 14, 1939 in Slippery Rock a son of Fred R. and Twyla A. Shaw Miller.  He married Judy A. Bunce October 1, 1973 and she survives.


He was a 1957 graduate of Meadville High School and was a veteran serving in the US Air Force from 1957-1964.  He worked as a tool maker for Imperial Carbide for 28 years retiring in 1997.  He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association.  He had a great love of hot air ballooning and enjoyed crewing for Frank Byham for 10 years.  He also loved traveling and spending winters in Florida.


Survivors, in addition to his wife Judy of 47 years, include: two daughters, Barbara A. (Bambi) Symons (Warren) of Winchester, VA and Dawn E. Smith of Washington, PA; five grandchildren, Elizabeth D. Symons (Tim King), Dayna C. Symons, Monica G. Symons, Madelene R. Smith and Colten J. Smith; a nephew, Tim Fleming of Arizona; an uncle, LaMont Miller of Illinois and numerous cousins


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Yvonne K. Miller and Ella May Fleming and two brothers, James W. Miller and John W. Miller.


Calling hours will be Monday, January 25, 2021 from 2-5 p.m. at the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., 581 Chestnut Street, Meadville.


The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 766 Liberty Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or the American Diabetes Association, Two Chatham Center, Suite 1520, 1102 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219


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January 25, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335


Hospice of Crawford County
766 Liberty Street, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-333-5403

American Diabetes Association
Two Chatham Center, Suite 1520, 1102 Washington Place, Pittsburgh PA 15219

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