Stanley Fred Miller, 82, served 15 years with the National Guard

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Stanley Fred Miller, of St. James, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at the age of 82.

Mr. Miller was born Dec. 30, 1932, son of the late Harold Miller and Mary Theresa DePuy Miller. He joined the National Guard and served for 15 years. Mr. Miller retired from NJ Bell/Verizon in 1986 and relocated to Southport in 1998. He enjoyed fishing, swimming in the ocean and loved the NY Giants football team.

Survivors include his loving wife, Joan Kirchhoff Miller, of St. James; children, Marianne Vogt and husband Bill, of Bolivia, Mark Miller and wife Angela, of Arizona and Matt and wife Gayle, of New Jersey; grandchildren, Dan, Chris, Adam, John, Allyson and Kevin; and great-grandchildren, Gavin, Cole, Paige, Major, Elle and Navy.

A funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with the Rev. Trent Watts officiating. Inurnment will take place at the church columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Peacock –Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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