Joseph William Miller

Published 2:10 pm Friday, November 26, 2021

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Mr. Joseph William Miller, 60, of Mocksville, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin in Yadkinville.
He was born Jan. 17, 1961, in Vincennes, Ind. to the late William Wesley and Anna Mae Miller Miller. Joe grew up in Indiana, but moved to North Carolina in 1988. He had many interests including cooking, jewelry making, rebuilding guitars, and especially playing them. Joe was a loving husband, father, grandfather (Pappy), brother, uncle, and friend.
The family would like to acknowledge the love and extraordinary care of the doctors and nurses from Novant Health during Joe’s LVAD surgery, the doctors and nurses at Wake Forest Baptist during his heart transplant, the nurses and staff at Davie Kidney Dialysis Center, and finally Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care. We are externality grateful for the extra time you allowed us to have with Joe.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Miller; and a nephew, Marshal Wilkerson.
Survivors include: his wife, Rebecca Emmons Miller to whom he married Feb. 14, 1984; daughters, Anna Elizabeth Settecasi (Vince), Heather Jo Patton (Jarred); grandchildren, Cadence and Sebastien McEwen, Bryson Patton, and Dominic, Octavian, Marco and Lorenzo Settecasi; sisters, Susan Miller, Mary Alice Fitzgerald, Lee Salter, Christina Douglas (Jimmy), Melissa Moore, and Karen Ridgway (Bret); and many nieces and nephews
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Davie Hunger Fighters, 180 War Eagle Drive, Mocksville.