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Charles Benton (Chuck) Miller

April 25, 1931 ~ January 18, 2019 (age 87)

Charles "Chuck" Benton Miller, age 87, of Young Harris, Georgia passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at his home after an extended illness. Charles was born on April 25, 1931 to the late Carson and Ella (Bass) Miller in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. He was a member of North Mt Zion Church of God and served in the U.S. Navy for thirty years. Charles lived for everything military: ships, planes, if it related to our armed forces he was interested in it. Charles lived life to the fullest. He was always on the go; he loved to travel in his RV and visit new places. He wanted to stay busy and out of the house. He loved gardening, yard work and going to church. He was an upbeat person with a wonderful personality. Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife Hilda Miller. He is survived by daughter and long term partner Terry Miller and Ted Williams of California; son Dale Miller of California; step son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. David Lee; brothers and sisters-in-law L Gene and Edna Miller of Kinston,  North Carolina, Larry and Renee Miller of Hiawassee, Roger and Sandra Miller of Williamston, North Carolina, Jerry and Victoria Miller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; grandchildren Rachel and Christian  and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, family and caretakers. Charles is proceeded in death by brother Jimmy Miller; and two sisters Eleanore Hill and Betty Arrington. 

Family will receive friends on Friday, January 25, 2018, 12:00PM until 2:00PM at Banister Funeral Home 

Memorial Service: Friday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00PM with Rev. Raburne Wilson officiating at Banister Funeral Home 

Music: Ryan Wilson and Connie Clark

In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Charles' memory. Banister Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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