Obituary: Dr. William Hall Miller

Published: Apr. 26, 2021 at 5:38 PM EDT
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A popular area Dentist has died. Dr. William Hall Miller, 89 of Belpre, Ohio passed after many years of battling Parkinson Disease. He was born June 14, 1931 and died April 19, 2021. He was the son of the late William Dewey and Willa Marie Hall Miller. He served the people of the Mid Ohio Valley for 35 years as a dentist, retiring in 1996. He graduated from Belpre High School in 1949. He attended Ohio University for one year before transferring to Ohio State University. He graduated from Ohio State in 1955. He served in the U.S. Army in the dental corp at Fort Sam Houston, Texas and was honorably discharged in 1963 with the rank of Captain. He served on the Board of Directors for the Belpre Savings Bank as President from 1968 till 1998. He was past President of the Belpre Lions Club, and Belpre Chamber Of Commerce. He was a member of the Ohio Dental Association, Muskingum Dental Association and American Dental Association. He was in partnership with Dr. Dwight K. Poole and Dr. Dan C. Griffith.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Patricia A. (Patsy Losee) Miller, two daughters, Nannette (Ray) Flowers of West Monroe, LA, Julie (Frank) Leyshon of Punta Gorda, FL, stepson, Mark Johnson of Parkersburg, WV, stepdaughter, Jennifer (George) Dickerson of Coolville, Ohio, and stepson, James Johnson of Parkersburg, WV. Also surviving are grandchildren, Lyndsey (Mark) Miller, Leanna (David) Gibbons, Roxanne (Nick) White, step grandchildren, Melissa Dickerson, Coree Johnson, and Tiffiny White, great grandchildren, William Josiah and Elizabeth Miller and step great grandchildren, Hayden and Kason Johnson.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre with military rites being observed.

The family would like to thank Freda Sams, Jimmy Johnson and Tal Rinehart for their care over the years, and also to Barb Williams, Arlene Woodfin, Cardinal Place in Cambridge, Ohio and more recently, Courtney for her kindness and help.

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