Rev. Dick Miller

February 11, 1950 - November 17, 2020
Rev. Dick Miller

Dick E. Miller, Jr 70 of Wilmington, NC, passed from this life Tuesday,
November 17, 2020, at his home with his family at his side.

Dick was born in Wilmington on February 11, 1950, the son of the late Dick
E. Miller, Sr. and Mary Helen Potter Miller. He was a 1968 graduate of New
Hanover High School, a 1972 graduate of the University of North Carolina
at Wilmington, a 1981 graduate of Denver Seminary with a Masters of Divinity, and a 1991 graduate of Denver Seminary with a Masters in Counseling. Dick entered the Christian ministry after seminary in 1981, serving churches in Longmont and Boulder, Colorado from 1981 – 2014.

In 2008, he was ordained into the priesthood of the Anglican Church ministering until 2016, at which time retiring as assistant priest from All Saints Anglican Parish in Wilmington due to illness.

Other ministries served included Campus Crusade for Christ 1973-1975 in Atlanta, Georgia & the C. S. Lewis Society of Northern Colorado which he founded, frequently teaching on the life and works of CS Lewis. He served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity and Life Choices Pregnancy Center in Longmont, Colorado.

After graduation in 1991 and becoming a licensed professional counselor he opened a counseling practice in Longmont, Colorado, retiring in 2015. He was a professor of psychology at Front Range Community College for 15 years.

Surviving are his wife, Debbie Millis Miller, of 48 years, son Ryan David Miller and a sister Patricia M. McClellan.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020, 11:00 am at All Saints Anglican Parish, 2623 North College Road in Wilmington.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Anglican Parish or Lower Cape Fear LifeCare 1414 Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please share memories and condolences with the family at

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

Purchase Flowers

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • November 22, 2020
    Joy Youngman says:
    Debbie ~ I saw Dick's notice in the Longmont newspaper this a.m. So sorry to learn of his death. You all are in my thoughts & prayers. I plan to contact you by mail and/or phone. God bless, Joy Youngman

  • November 22, 2020
    David & Rebecca Spohn says:
    We were so sorry to see the news about Dick. We met him at a local church in Longmont, Colorado. He was always positive, seeking out ways to help others, and just a joy to know. I recall his ordination service and how long it was! Debbie & Ryan, you are in our hearts this week.

  • November 22, 2020
    Sheri Bidinger says:
    Dear Debbie and Ryan: My heart hurts so much with the news of Dick's passing. But my memories of the many, many times our lives crossed and connected makes me feel so blessed. May the Lord give you some measure of peace as you celebrate the life of this BELOVED child of God. Your family is always in my heart. Prayers continue going up! xo

  • November 22, 2020
    Dick and Carol Cummimmngs lit a candle:
    Lit since November 22, 2020 at 11:44:32 PM

  • November 22, 2020
    Kathy McGannon says:
    Dear Debby and Ryan, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I do miss you. Lost Mom at 94 on April 8 of this year. so I am well aware of your feelings at this time. Sending Blessings for His Peace