James A. Miller Jr.

Feb. 20, 1939 - June 30, 2017


James A. Miller Jr., 78, Altoona, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late James A. Sr. and Rosalee (Washington) Miller.

Surviving are five brothers: Monford (Ruth) and Curtis (Vicki) Miller of Altoona, Garland (Eve) Miller in California, Dennis (Jennie) of Duncansville and Al (Mary) Miller in North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce; and a brother, Ardean.

James attended Altoona public schools. He was employed by the Jewish Memorial Center and Schulman’s Department Store.

James was a member of Sixteenth Street A.M.E. Church, Altoona, and the Arandale Elks Lodge in Altoona. He enjoyed biking and was a fixture at Pedal Power. He was also a long-time volunteer for the Tour de ‘Toona.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2017, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, immediately followed by a funeral service in Stevens Memorial Chapel, the Rev. George Bailey officiating. Committal will be held at Blair Memorial Park, Antis Township.