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Rodrick "Red Dooley" Miller, Sr.

October 12, 1937 — July 10, 2022

Rodrick W. Miller, Sr., aka “Red Dooley” Miller, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, formerly of Farrell, passed from this life on Sunday, July 10, 2022, following a period of declining health. He was 84.

Rodrick was born October 12, 1937, in Handley, West Virginia, a son to John E. & Ruby Louise (Wilkerson) Miller.

He had worked as an inspector at G.A.T.X., Masury, Ohio, until the plant closed, dedicating over 20 years to the company.

He was a member of the Fisherman’s Club, Farrell. He also enjoyed hunting in his spare time.

Survivors include: his children, Joyce Ann Cannon, of Sharon, Kathy Renae Miller, of Farrell, Lawrence Edward Miller, of Sharon, Rodrick W. Miller, Jr., of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Rolaunda C. (Lloyd M.) Johnson, of New Castle, Pennsylvania; his step-daughter, Billie, of Canfield, Ohio; his 11 grandchildren; his 8 great-grandchildren; his siblings, (twin) Alphonso Miller, of Sharon, Frank Miller, of Farrell, Mary Terry, of Durham, North Carolina, and Judy Evans, of Cleveland, Ohio; his nieces and nephews, as well as his very close uncle, who was more like a brother, Lawrence W. “Uncle Bubby” Wilkerson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Delores (Hartwick) Miller; and siblings, Bille Adams, Betty Woodson, Alice McKinney, Johnetta Miller, and (twin) Alonzo Miller.

A Home Going Service will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 11:00 AM, at the Redeemed Sanctuary Church, 120 Elm Avenue, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146, with Pastor Tiffany Holden, officiating, and Rev. Donald Campbell, as eulogist. Family and friends may pay their respects prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

Coordination of this tribute for Mr. Miller was provided by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield, Ohio. (330-509-3135)

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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, July 16, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Home Going

Saturday, July 16, 2022

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