Psalm 34:18 " The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit."
Mr. William "Teddy" Oscar Miller, Jr., 67, of 504 Crystalwood Court, Concord, NC passed away at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, on Saturday, June 18, 2022, following a brief but debilitating illness.
He was born in Statesville, NC, on February 1, 1955 to the late William Oscar Miller, Sr., and Gertrude Elminer Westmoreland Miller.
He retired from Blue Max Transport- a trucking company based in Charlotte, NC, after almost 20 years of service. He was a life member of South Iredell A.M.E. Zion church in Troutman, NC, where he faithfully served as a musician and member of the finance committee. His favorite hobbies were fishing and vacationing on the coast of North Carolina, playing his bass guitar, and spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his brother, Eric Miller; niece, Trena Miller; father-n-law, Charles Esther Everhart; and mother-n-law, Lillian R. Everhart; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, his wife, Marjorie Miller, of Cleveland; two sons, Larry Everhart of Charlotte, and Torry Everhart, of Cleveland; two daughters, Sheryl Everhart, of Statesville, and Sherry (Tyris) Bailey, of Troutman; eight sisters, Glady's (Kenneth) Everhart, Priscilla (Tony) Wilson, Lillian Reddick, Mary (Daniel) Horton, Margaret Hogue, Charlette Harrell, Teresa Smith, and Diane Reddick Teague; three brothers, James (Delois) Reddick, John Henry (Teresa) Reddick, Sr., and Anthony Reddick; a step-mother, Mary Elizabeth Miller; two uncles, Walter Westmoreland, and Barnette (Glenda) Westmoreland; an aunt, Patricia Ann Walls; eight grandchildren, TiShelle Rickett, Miriah (Jerry) Ellis, Labica Everhart, Monique Everhart, Quincey Bailey, Kaedan Everhart, Rayden Bailey, and Torrin Everhart; seven great-grandchildren, a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at South Iredell A.M.E. Zion church,Troutman. Reverend Bobbie Samuels, will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visit the book of memories for William Oscar Miller, Jr., at www.rutledgeandbighammortuary.com. Clyburn and Bigham Mortuary, Mooresville, is serving the Miller family.