Gary Douglas Miller

Gary Douglas Miller


Gary Douglas Miller, age 82, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Monday, August 22, 2022 at his home while under the care of the Hospice of the Panhandle.

Born August 20, 1940 in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Edward “Junior” Miller, Jr. and Myra Lee Bageant Miller.

He was a member of The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Berkeley Springs.

Gary was a graduate Berkeley Springs High School.

He served in the United States Army from December 21, 1961 until his discharge as SSG December 12, 1967, where he was awarded the National Defense Service Metal, Combat Infantryman Badge, 1 Overseas Bar, Vietnam Service Metal, Vietnam Campaign Metal and the Good Conduct Metal.

Gary enjoyed hunting, gardening, humming birds and watching races.

Gary is survived by his daughter, Ann Elizabeth Davis of Ellicott City, Md. and stepson Brian Richard Blickenstaff of Huntington, W.Va., two sisters, Diane Maria Wills and her husband Richard of Berkeley Springs, Mary Beatrice Skoskie and her husband Joe of Melbourne, Fla., two brothers, Kenneth Wayne Miller and his wife Gale of State College, Pa., Daniel Thomas Miller and his wife Carolyn of Hedgesville, W.Va., two grandchildren, Emma Kate Davis of New Jersey, Elisabeth Davis of Washington, D.C., two step grandchildren, Elaina A. Blickenstaff and Lincoln J. Blickenstaff, both of Huntington, W.Va., and many nieces and nephews, and his four favorite fur babies, whom he loved and brought him great joy, Zoey, Heidi, Abby and Spanky.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Marie Semler Miller on May 27, 2022 and one brother, Charles Edward Miller III.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Bethel Cemetery, 5311 Cemetery Lane, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., with military honors provided by Tri-State Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gary’s name may be made to the Humane Society of Morgan County, PO Box 705, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

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Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.