Samuel D. Miller, III, Esq., 78, a long-time resident of Upper Gwynedd Township, PA, passed away Thursday night, September 24, 2020, after an illness.
Born June 8, 1942, in Norristown, PA, he was a son of the late Samuel D. Miller, Jr., and Jane (Stroud) Miller. He was a 1960 graduate of A. D. Eisenhower High School of Norristown, PA. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and his law degree from American University in Washington, DC. He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War, serving three years of active service. He retired as a Colonel in the United States Army Reserves after over 30 years of service.
Mr. Miller practiced law for over 50 years, and was a past president of the Montgomery Bar Association. He was an active member of Church of the Messiah in Lower Gwynedd, PA, where he sat on the vestry. He served on the Upper Gwynedd Township Planning Commission and on the Board of Christian History Institute. Mr. Miller enjoyed traveling and was a devoted father.
Surviving are two sons, David W. Miller and his wife, Chevon R., and their children, Chloe and Cayden, of Lansdale, PA; and Stephen R. Miller of Doylestown, PA. He was preceded in death by a brother, William S. Miller.
In light of restrictions on public gatherings, relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside service at 1PM on Friday, October 2, 2020, at Lower Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, 3430 Ridge Pike, Eagleville, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Penn Pancreatic Cancer Research Center at www.pennmedicine.org/cancer/giving, or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are by R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. of Skippack, PA. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com.