James Reedy Miller Sr., Jim, 84, passed away peacefully on February 11th in the loving care of Seasons Hospice. He was born on July 22, 1936 in Milford Delaware. He was the son of George Willis and Helen Rogers Miller. He graduated from Claymont High School and married the love of his life, Beverly. Jim loved working out of doors and was an excavating contractor, owning his own business. After retirement he and Bev operated Sherwood’s Oyster House in Aston, PA.
He is predeceased by his daughter, Becky Miller, sister, Betty Faust and daughter in-law, Kathy Miller. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; daughter, Kathy Benson (Bob) of Lewes, sons, Jimmy (Wendy) and Kenny of Wilmington; seven grandchildren, Richard, AJ, Samantha, Jamie, Luke, Kenny Jr., Christina, and five great grandchildren, as well as his sister, Janet Brady of Millsboro.
Everyone who met Jim loved him. He will be remembered for his big smile and gentle disposition. He was always ready to laugh and did until the day of his passing. His family will forever be grateful for the loving care of the Seasons Hospice staff.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no public service. Graveside services were held at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery.