James W. Miller, age 89, of Englewood, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens. A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late William Dan and Ruth Jerells Miller. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Athens, a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S Army, and was retired from Mayfields Dairy. He was an avid reader and was a Bus Driver for Athens City schools for 20 years.
He was preceded in death by:
Funeral services will be 7:00 pm Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Dr. Bill Henard and Rev. Tim Ellis officiating.
The graveside service will be 11:00 am Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at McMinn Memory Gardens.
The pallbearers will be Rodney Parrott, Scott Oliver, Mike Shell, Matthew Soto, Michael Soto, Roberto Garcia.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm before the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions maybe sent to the Alzheimers Association and the First Baptist Church of Athens Library Fund.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Jim-Miller .
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.