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 20, 2020
    Phil Johnson says:
    Trica, I am so sorry about Dick. My thoughts are with you

  • November 20, 2020
    Phil Johnson says:
    Debbie, and Ryan I am so sorry about Dick's passing. I am at a loss for words. May his memory be a blessing.

  • November 20, 2020
    Jacquelyn Duckworth says:
    Debbie I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband. You and Ryan are in my prayers.

  • November 20, 2020
    I was so blessed to have Dick as a brother. Both Dick and I were so fortunate to be raised in a loving and christian home. He was a great brother and I will always have fond memories of him and I will very forget the fun we had together growing up together. Dick I will miss you but one day I will see you again. Love you so very much.

  • November 19, 2020
    Bill Millinor says:
    Dick or Dickie as we knew him growing up was not only a dear friend but he was a youth director and a cousin he married my first cousin Debbie Millis. I carry many wonderful memories of time spent with Dickie and his sister Patricia and their parents at church and in their home. One of those memories was almost being thrown from dickies car as we turned a corner to go to their house. I did not bin for the quick hands of my sister and Patricia I would’ve been roadkill that day. Dickie was a great friend and a wonderful Christian example to all the young men growing up in our church he will be greatly missed.