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Melvin J. Miller, Jr.

April 28, 1971 ~ May 17, 2023 (age 52) 52 Years Old


     Melvin J. Miller, Jr of Dover, DE,  passed away May 17, 2023.  He was 52.  Melvin was born on April 28, 1971.
     He worked as a carpenter until his accident on January 2, 1993 that left him paralyzed.
     That never stopped him from enjoying hunting, fishing, crabbing, and gardening. He accepted being paralyzed with no complaints and he really enjoyed life. He loved spending time with his dogs and his family. 
     He is survived by his son Melvin Shoemaker, grandson Maverick Shoemaker, parents Melvin J. Miller Sr. and Susanne D. Miller, brother William Ray Miller and his spouse Barbara Miller,  nieces Amy Miller, Kim Pawlyk spouse Jason Pawlyk, great niece Hailey Pawlyk, sister Carolyn  Swartzentruber spouse Daniel Swartzentruber, nephews Ryan Swartzentruber, Cody Swartzentruber, Sean Swartzentruber wife Davie Swartzentruber, sister Debbie Amato spouse Jonathon Amato, nieces Samantha and Carly Amato. Honorary family Jennifer Shoemaker, Gordon Fletcher, Jessica Fletcher, Heather Fletcher, Gordon Fletcher, Jr. Jordon Fletcher and Emily Fletcher.
     Service will be 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Maranatha Fellowship, 60 Deer Track Lane, Dover, DE.  Burial will follow at Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.
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