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Joseph Taylor Miller


Dr. Joseph Taylor Miller, age 79, Johnson City, passed away at his residence, on May 6, 2019.
Dr. Miller was a native of Texarkana, AR and the son of the late Robert and Lou Donier Miller.
He was a United States Army Veteran having served in Vietnam and Korea. After serving 6 years in the military, Dr. Miller completed his education and held a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from the University of Arkansas, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Harding College and a Doctorate in Education from North Texas State University.
Dr. Miller spent many years in the classroom including several years at East Tennessee State University in the college of Public and Allied Health, and was well loved by both students and faculty.
Dr. Miller was also a minister in the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church. He served as pastor to several area churches until he retired in 2010.
Survivors include his wife, Sue; children, Bill Winters (Wendy), Kimberly Ferrell (David), and Jason Miller (Terah); grandchildren, Taylor Ferrell, Nick Ferrell, Dustin Winters and Jacob Winters; and great-granddaughter, Tymber.
A memorial service will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City. The family will receive family and friends prior to the service from 4:00 until 6:00 pm.

Memorial donations may be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church 225 Princeton Rd. Johnson City, TN 37601.

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Michael tillman
Was my professor at etsu. I just saw this. Condolences to family
Bill Burton
So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. We were friends at Henderson University our freshman year. Visited with him at a Central High and Hall High Reunion. My wife and I send our love to the family.
Betty Love
He was our pastor at Cedar Grove U.M. church I loved him as a pastor and a great friend he will greatly missed. what a friend we had in Jesus with him as a pastor. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Betty Love and family
George, Denise, Ashten & Brennan Byard
So sad to hear of Joe’s passing. He was such a sweet person and always very kind to me. I’m sorry I can’t be there to support and love on you all, but know you will all be in our thoughts and prayers through this time. Love & hugs Denise, George, Ashten & Brennan