The Life of Delbert F Miller Jr.
Delbert F. “Butch" Miller Jr., 78 of New Ringgold passed away Wednesday May 3, 2023 at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading PA,
Born in Pottsville, PA August 24, 1944, he was a son of the late Delbert F. and Madeline G. (Oxley) Miller.
He was a 1963 graduate of Blue Mountain High School. He devoted most of his professional life too driving truck, and working at the family restaurant.
Delbert was the Owner/Operator of D.F. Miller Trucking, he drove for J.W. Zaprazny and Halabura Tree Farms. For 30 years you could also find him every Sunday morning cooking breakfast at The McKeansburg Hotel with which he co-owned with his son Kevin. He never really retired, always working on a project or helping a friend or family member in need.
Delbert was a member of the Pine Creek Fishing Club, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, baking, cooking family dinners and his family, and always ready to fix what his family broke.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Darlene S. (Hettinger) Miller, sister Barbara (Miller) Heffner, daughter Bonnie J. Miller and her husband George Davis of New Ringgold, 2 sons Kevin Miller and his wife Becky (Decosta) Miller of Schuylkill Have and son Scott Miller of Pottsville, grandchildren Jessica (Haberstroh) Snyder and her husband Jesse Snyder, Travis and Tyler Miller, Great grandchildren Estella Eberts, Danica Snyder, Maverick, Ronan and Avery Miller, and a host of other dear relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 o'clock AM, Wednesday May 10, 2023 at Christ Church McKeansburg, 6 S Race St, New Ringgold, PA 17960. Pastor Jonathan Heim will be officiating.
Friends and colleagues are invited to attend a visitation from 9:30 to 11:00 am at the church. Burial will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven.
In recognition of Delbert the family suggests contributions be sent to Christ Church McKeansburg, 6South Race Street, New Ringgold, PA 17960
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 2066 West Penn Pike New Ringgold, Pennsylvania 17960