Roger Miller, 74, of Fort Smith passed from this life Sept. 11, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born April 18, 1944, in Butler, Mo., to the late Lester and Ilene Harrell Miller. Before retiring from Trane, Roger traveled the world installing, troubleshooting and perfecting air handling systems. Roger’s life found direction and became anchored when he met and married his wife, Mary. In this union, Roger was given a new life and was shown the meaning of home and family — gifts that he treasured dearly. Roger was a student of different religions and was deeply devoted to God. Faith and family were his passions. Roger was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fort Smith and a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. Roger would like this message shared, "Breathe healthily, live happily. Quit smoking for your health."
He is survived by his wife, Mary; son, Paul Pickle and his wife Jana of Poteau; two brothers, Jerry and Paul Miller, both of Texas; as well as three grandchildren, Ashley, Dylan and Sam.
The family will greet friends at 5 p.m. Thursday at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with rosary to follow at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be noon Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fort Smith. Service is under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
At the family’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1866, Fort Smith, AR 72902.
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