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Celebrating the life of
William Arthur Miller, M.D.
Passed away on May 16, 2019
William Arthur Miller, M.D. departed this life peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home in Bluffton, South Carolina, with his wife by his side. Dr. Miller was born in Akron, Ohio on February 11, 1936. He was the son of Harold Fred and Emily Kennedy Miller. He grew up on the family farm in rural Ohio where he learned the value of hard work.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 11:00am - Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Christ Church Episcopal on Johnson Square
  • 28 Bull Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31401

  • 912-236-2500

Aunt Ann, my condolences on the occasion of the passing of Uncle Bill. The loss of such a kind man is sad. To you, Jane and Libby, I extend my deepest sympathy. Your Nephew, Frederick S Young

Frederick Soults Young, Marietta, GA

I'm so sorry for your loss. He was always a gentleman and a very nice man. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Carol Brister, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good friend and good teacher to Bob. Bob had great respect for Bill and cared a great deal for him.

Phyllis long, Savannah, Ga

All of us at the Grill send our most sincere condolences to the whole Miller family Mr Miller was not only a loyal customer but a Dear Friend to all of us and he will be Missed But he will always be remembered !!! May God always be with your family Yours Charlie and Jill Sternburgh and the May River Grill Family

The May River Grill , Bluffton , SC

We are so sorry, Ann.

Mary and Bill Williamson, Psi U '60, Rochester, NY

Pam and I are deeply sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful man, a mentor to myself and to many other colleagues, as well as to numerous radiology residents. We will miss him, and will always remember him fondly, both as a physician and as a kind, honorable, and generous person. We extend our sincere condolences to the Miller family.

Charles Ferris, Savannah, Georgia

A warm smile and a great intellect, his memory warms my heart.

Jim Goodgame, Savannah, Georgia

Sending love and prayers for healing during this time of loss. You and Jamie have been such good daughters, and I know you will both miss your sweet father. May God give you and your family peace.

Sue Tanko, Chicago, IL

Extending my condolences deepest sympathy to the Miller family! Ms. Libby I am praying for you and your family! With Love, Cheryl

Cheryl A Morrison, Savannah, GA

Extending my condolences deepest sympathy to the Miller family! Ms. Libby I am praying for you and your family! With Love, Cheryl

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Libby, I am so sorry for your loss. The world has lost a wonderful man who contributed much to others. May you find comfort in the sweet memories of his love. Blessings to you and your family during this sad time. Sincerely, Deborah

Deborah N Hargroves, Savannah, GA

We extend our sincere condolences to the Miller Family. May you find comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Miller Family.

The Aikens Family (Ronald and Kaye Aikens), Pooler, Ga.

I am deeply saddened by the news of your Dad. Libby, my heart and prayers go out to you and your family. May our Lord comfort all of you during this sad time.

Carole Lemon, Elk Grove Village, IL

My deepest sympathy to all of you at this time. Dr. Miller meant a great deal to my family, touching my life in such important ways. A life well lived. May you feel his presence in powerful ways in time to come. With love and sympathy, Emily

Emily Daniell Magruder, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Miller was wonderful for me at Radiology Associates 5223 Paulsen Street. I worked there for 32 years and then we all transferred to Memorial Hospital and I worked there for 10 years. I enjoyed all of my Radiologists. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. To go to the Lord's House is the most awesome place to be! No more pain or suffering. Sincerely, Sherry

Sherry Shealy, Savannah, Ga.

My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the Miller family! Libby, we are praying for you and your family! Love, Deonn

Dr. Deonn B. Stone & Family , Savannah , Ga.

William Arthur Miller, M.D. departed this life peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home in Bluffton, South Carolina, with his wife by his side. Dr. Miller was born in Akron, Ohio on February 11, 1936. He was the son of Harold Fred and Emily Kennedy Miller. He grew up on the family farm in rural Ohio where he learned the value of hard work.

Dr. Miller was a graduate of Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio and the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, where he was a Baker Scholar. He was a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity. He served in the National Guard in Connecticut and Georgia.

Dr. Miller was a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. His postdoctoral education included an internship at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York, an Anesthesiology Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at Yale School of Medicine where he was Chief Resident. He was a member of the Georgia Medical Society, the South Carolina Medical Society, the Radiology Society of North America and the American Society of Neuroradiology. He was a founding member and past president of the Southeastern Angiographic Society. He was a Fellow of the American College of Radiology. During his 35 year career at Memorial Health University Medical Center he established the radiology residency program and was its first director. He was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Miller was responsible for researching, selecting, and bringing the first CT machine to Savannah’s Memorial Hospital. It was the third CT machine in Georgia following those in Atlanta and Augusta.

Dr. Miller retired in 2001 and seriously concentrated on his love of fly fishing. He fished in 11 countries on five continents and was most proud of achieving a Super Grand Slam in Ascension Bay, Mexico in 2004. He was an avid tennis player. He was dedicated to and a member of organizations that promote land and wildlife preservation and donated a property conservation easement to the Beaufort County Open Land Trust.

Dr. Miller was a member of the Oglethorpe Club, The Chatham Club, The Cotillion Club, and the Telfair Museums. He was a former member of the Chatham Tennis Club, The Savannah Golf Club, and The Savannah Yacht Club.

Dr. Miller was grounded in his faith and devoted to his family. Bill was kind, thoughtful and a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was predeceased by his parents and his son, Scott Frederick Miller. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ann, by his daughters, Sally Elizabeth Miller and her partner, Gay Fortson, and Jane Farrington Miller Milliren and her husband Scott, and his grandchildren, Sarah Kennedy Milliren and Harrison Scott Milliren. He is also survived by his sister, Marie Miller, and his daughter-in-law, Shari Knight Miller.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 24, at Historic Christ Church Episcopal with the Reverend Michael White officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Christ Church Episcopal, 18 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401 or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

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Aunt Ann, my condolences on the occasion of the passing of Uncle Bill. The loss of such a kind man is sad. To you, Jane and Libby, I extend my deepest sympathy. Your Nephew, Frederick S Young

Frederick Soults Young, Marietta, GA

I'm so sorry for your loss. He was always a gentleman and a very nice man. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Carol Brister, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good friend and good teacher to Bob. Bob had great respect for Bill and cared a great deal for him.

Phyllis long, Savannah, Ga

All of us at the Grill send our most sincere condolences to the whole Miller family Mr Miller was not only a loyal customer but a Dear Friend to all of us and he will be Missed But he will always be remembered !!! May God always be with your family Yours Charlie and Jill Sternburgh and the May River Grill Family

The May River Grill , Bluffton , SC

We are so sorry, Ann.

Mary and Bill Williamson, Psi U '60, Rochester, NY

Pam and I are deeply sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful man, a mentor to myself and to many other colleagues, as well as to numerous radiology residents. We will miss him, and will always remember him fondly, both as a physician and as a kind, honorable, and generous person. We extend our sincere condolences to the Miller family.

Charles Ferris, Savannah, Georgia

A warm smile and a great intellect, his memory warms my heart.

Jim Goodgame, Savannah, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Jan Holland Ethridge — Georgia

Sending love and prayers for healing during this time of loss. You and Jamie have been such good daughters, and I know you will both miss your sweet father. May God give you and your family peace.

Sue Tanko, Chicago, IL

Candle tribute lit by Linda Niles — North Carolina

Extending my condolences deepest sympathy to the Miller family! Ms. Libby I am praying for you and your family! With Love, Cheryl

Cheryl A Morrison, Savannah, GA

Extending my condolences deepest sympathy to the Miller family! Ms. Libby I am praying for you and your family! With Love, Cheryl

, ,

Libby, I am so sorry for your loss. The world has lost a wonderful man who contributed much to others. May you find comfort in the sweet memories of his love. Blessings to you and your family during this sad time. Sincerely, Deborah

Deborah N Hargroves, Savannah, GA

We extend our sincere condolences to the Miller Family. May you find comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Miller Family.

The Aikens Family (Ronald and Kaye Aikens), Pooler, Ga.

I am deeply saddened by the news of your Dad. Libby, my heart and prayers go out to you and your family. May our Lord comfort all of you during this sad time.

Carole Lemon, Elk Grove Village, IL

My deepest sympathy to all of you at this time. Dr. Miller meant a great deal to my family, touching my life in such important ways. A life well lived. May you feel his presence in powerful ways in time to come. With love and sympathy, Emily

Emily Daniell Magruder, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Miller was wonderful for me at Radiology Associates 5223 Paulsen Street. I worked there for 32 years and then we all transferred to Memorial Hospital and I worked there for 10 years. I enjoyed all of my Radiologists. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. To go to the Lord's House is the most awesome place to be! No more pain or suffering. Sincerely, Sherry

Sherry Shealy, Savannah, Ga.

My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the Miller family! Libby, we are praying for you and your family! Love, Deonn

Dr. Deonn B. Stone & Family , Savannah , Ga.


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