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Celebrating the life of

Michael A. Miller

Passed away on May 24, 2021

Michael A. Miller

Michael A. Miller

Born on February 7, 1940, the only child of a Hungarian Jewish father and an Irish Catholic mother. He married Victoria Rains, who survives him, on June 9, 1962. He and Vicky have two children, Julie Gaffney and Scott Miller, and five grandchildren, Mary, Jennifer, Frank, Suzanne and Elena.  

He was a medic in the army in his younger years and a firefighter later in life.  In between, he became a successful newspaper editor and publisher.  

Husband, father, grandfather, musician, writer, businessman, athlete, orator, carpenter, marksman.  He survived cancer for 22 years through strength of mind, heart and will, a true force of nature.  

His family wishes that his legacy of eternal optimism inspires all of us to lift, laugh, commit, sacrifice, endure and hope for the people we love.  

Celebration of Life services to be held at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home, 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah 31406, on June 2 at 3:37 pm.

Reception to follow at 4:59 pm at The Oakridge Club in The Landings, 11 Westcross Road, Savannah 31411.  

No flowers or donations please, but the family is honored for donations to be made to the charities of choice of our friends and family in Mike’s memory.  

 

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Vicky I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Remember the good times it will serve you well in the days, weeks, months and years to come. God bless you and your family.

- Ray Robinson, Atlanta, GA

We will always remember his good humor and positive outlook. He was a sweetheart of a man and great neighbor. We will miss him

- Charles and Jackie Sitrin, Savannah, Ga

We will always remember his good humor and positive outlook. He was a sweetheart of a man and great neighbor. We will miss him

- Charles and Jackie Sitrin, Savannah, Ga

Sorry to hear of Mike's passing, Vicki. He was a fine asset to our company during his years with us. Glad he had a long, fulfilling retirement. All my best to your and your family.

- Jim Henderson, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Will miss seeing Mike at the fitness center. Love the times for the service and reception!

- Bob and Roz Hager, Savannah, Georgia

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Maybe he is playing the piano and Paul is singing as they did here on earth so often. Remember the good times. Nancy Grassey

- Nancy Grassey, Savannah, GA

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Vicki and the family. We will miss Mike, but as we think of him now we see him free of pain in a beautiful home. God bless you all

- Leigh and Gary Alphin, Savannha , Ga

I was a firefighter with Mike. He was kind and giving and always went an extra mile. He will be greatly missed in our community!

- Carol and Dan Walsh, Savannah , Georgia

The man with a smile for us all. We all will miss Mike. Hugs to his beautiful family.

- C Nickels , Savannah, GA

Vicki: We were traveling, and I just heard the sad news on Mike. We are so sorry and our deepest condolences to you and the family. He was such a fun guy and so good at what he loved. Matt and Terry Murphy

- Matt and Terry Murphy, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200