Clay "Buddy" Vaden Miller, III, 73 - Spencer

Clay "Buddy" Vaden Miller, III, 73, of Spencer, West Virginia, passed away Friday, February 12, 2010.

He was born November 23, 1936, in Spencer, a son of the late Clay V. Miller, II, and Rose Lupton Miller. He was a 1954 graduate of Spencer High School and was retired after 48 years with Casto & Harris, Inc., Spencer, where he was co-owner. He was also an Air Force veteran and was a member of the Thunderbird Club.

Clay was the husband of his loving wife of 48 years, Zola Atkins Miller; devoted father of three daughters: Kelly and her husband, Don McMillan, of Spencer; Anne and her husband, Chris Christopher, of Morgantown WV; and Jan and her husband, Dennis Wencel, of Naperville, IL; caring grandfather of four grandchildren, Kristin and her husband David Boone; Kevin and Katelyn McMillan, and Zoe Christopher; brother of Elizabeth "Betty" Morton and her husband Bill, of Bridgeport, WV; stepson of Jacqueline "Jackie" Miller of Spencer; and uncle of several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at 12:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Spencer with the Rev. Michael F. "Mike" King officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1606 Kanawha Boulevard West, Charleston, WV 25312, or to the First Baptist Church (Roof Fund) 338 Main Street, Spencer, WV.

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