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.

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

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  • November 19, 2020
    Patsy Hines Phelps says:
    I was your kid sister’s best friend. I spent as much time at your house as I did at my own! Lots of wonderful memories. You may be Rev Dick to a lot of people but you will alway be Dickie to me. Rest In Peace my friend your work on earth is done.

  • November 22, 2020
    Carol D Cook says:
    Dear Debbie and Ryan - I am stunned to learn of Dick’s passing. I miss all of you and want you to know that you were one of the most special families at Northridge Elementary My love and condolences to you and your family in the passing of this gifted, beloved and special man.

  • November 22, 2020
    Lu Ann Hostetter says:
    Debbie and Ryan, May the Lord fill your hearts with peace and joyful memories. I chuckle when I think of him bringing paperwork late at night and I was actually up and heard him. He will be missed.

  • November 22, 2020
    Mark and Kathy Pillmore says:
    We have fond memories of Dick serving Calvary Church in Longmont. We are sorry for your loss Debbie and Ryan. Please know we are thinking of you across the miles. May God’s grace and love sustain you.

  • November 22, 2020
    Bobette and Michael Berger says:
    Dear Debbie and Ryan, We are so sorry for your loss but thankful that we know we will all have a reunion in heaven. We remember Dick as a compassionate, fun, leader who shared his wisdom well. May God bless you during this time of loss.