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Louis D. Miller, Jr.

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On July 28, 2015 @ 4:00 pm In Obituaries | 3 Comments

Louis D. Miller, Jr. 85 of 303 Taft Court, Elizabethtown, PA died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Masonic Village.  He was the husband of Sophia Ridings Miller with whom he celebrated 22 years of marriage on September 2.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Miller who died in October, 1992.

Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late L. Donald, Sr. and Elma Gregg Miller.  Lou received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Delaware and an M.S. degree in Physics from Franklin and Marshall College.  He worked for the former R.C.A. as an engineer for over 35 years and held 10 patents.

Lou was a consultant for Elecro Optics for 7 years.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge # 43 Free & Accepted Masons; Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, Reading Consistory; past president of Upper Leacock War Memorial Association; past president of Bareville and Leola Lions Clubs; Charter member of Leola Area Jaycees; Elder of United Church of Christ and member of Train Collectors Association. His hobbies included collecting toy trains and Hubleys and he was a member of Masonic Village Model Railroad Club.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Douglas, husband of Rudy Miller of Greensboro, NC;  grandchildren, Kaeli and Kyle; and son Jeffrey, husband of Aliza Miller of Colleyville, TX; grandchildren, Rhys, Ian and Tess; a step-daughter, Debra Terry of Brewster, MA; and a sister Janice Murdock of Glenn Mills, PA.

Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a Masonic Service in the John S. Sell Memorial Chapel of Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, PA on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., followed by a memorial service.  The family will greet friends from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.  Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Masonic Village Hospice by making checks payable to “Masonic Charities; Hospice” (Louis Miller’s name in the memo), Office of Gift Planning, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA  17022


Condolences for the family of “Louis D. Miller, Jr.”

Condolence from Preston and Ann Layfield on July 28th, 2015 9:41 pm

Sophia, we are saddened that Lou is no longer among us. We wish you the strength to
get through the days ahead and we want you to know we are just a phone call away if
there is anything at all we can do to support you. You have been very loyal and loving
for Lou. We all know and admire you for your courage during these many months. We
will be with you on Friday.

Condolence from Gerald Trissler on August 3rd, 2015 1:23 pm

Jeff and Doug, I am very sorry to hear about your loss.

Best wishes,

Gere Trissler

Condolence from Babe Quintrall on August 3rd, 2015 2:54 pm

My sincere condolences for the loss of your dear Louis. May you all draw close to our Heavenly Father by pouring out your heart to him in prayer and immersing yourself in his word where you will receive comfort and hope. Revelation 21:4,5. I am truly sorry for your loss.

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