Cletus Ray Miller

Published 4:05 pm Friday, July 15, 2016

Mr. Cletus Ray Miller, 74, of Fairfield Road, Mocksville died Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born Sept. 23, 1941, in Davie County to the late William Julius and Susie Coy Lawrence Miller. Mr. Miller had been employed by Erwin Mills in Cooleemee. Since 1968, he was the owner/operator of Miller Sheet Metal and Miller Equipment Rental.  He enjoyed cattle farming and spending time at the lake where he enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with his family.  Mr. Miller was a member of the Piedmont Car Association and the Piedmont Antique Power Association.

He was also preceded in death by 3 sisters, Myrtice Barnes, Lake Combs and Edna Angell; and a brother, Doyle Miller.

Survivors: his wife of 57 years, Mildred Anderson Miller; 4 children, Lynne Powell (John), Eddie Miller, Sonny Miller (Leslie) and Rodney Miller (Tammy), all of Mocksville;  9 grandchildren, Lesley (Bobby), Erika, Katie, Sara, Sarah, Candace (Justin), Josh, Spencer and Logan; 7 great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Alissa, Jacob, Brantley, Logan, Eden and Arden; a sister, Texola Tucker (J.W.) of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 17 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Robert Garrett and Wade Powell officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the funeral home.