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Edward Dwight "Eddie" Miller, 70, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, Tenn., went to his heavenly home on Sunday night, April 9, 2017, from a Chattanooga hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on Aug. 16, 1946, in Cohutta, a son of the late Mark and Anna Lee Miller. Eddie was a member of Clingan Ridge Baptist Church. He was a hard worker who enjoyed working on cars and mowing, and was an antique car enthusiast. Eddie and Doc German ran Rebel Motors on Spring Place Road for many years. After retirement from Duracell Corp., Eddie ran an office cleaning business for 18-plus years.
In addition to his parents, Eddie is preceded in death by one grandson, Andy Miller; stepson, Rick Link; son-in-law, Joe Moats; two sisters, Beatrice Watson and Eyvonne Casson; and one brother, Clinton R. Miller.
Eddie leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 26 years, Elaine Lloyd Miller; one daughter, Sonya Moats; two sons, Steven Miller and Scot Miller; one stepson, Chris Link; two sisters, Hazel Hindman and Alma Reagan of Cohutta; one brother, David Miller (Gayla); six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life is planned for today at 7 p.m. at Clingan Ridge Baptist Church at 2412 Georgetown Road in Cleveland, Tenn., with the Rev. Gary Moats officiating. The family will receive friends at the church today from 4 until the 7 p.m. service time.
The interment and committal service will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery in Cohutta with the Rev. John Tooter officiating. Mark Miller, Chandler Miller, Colton Reeder, Cody Miller, Robbie Hindman, Roger Hindman, Roger Miller and Larry Casson will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Reagan and Gary Williams. The funeral procession will leave Clingan Ridge Baptist Church at 9 a.m. on Thursday.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Eddie and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Miller family with these arrangements.
Published on April 11, 2017
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