Harry L. Miller

Harry L. Miller, 80, of West Lampeter Township, died at home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. He was the husband of Elsie (Kilburn) Miller for over 59 years.

He worked for Harry Jacobs, Wagontown, and Bituminous Construction. In 2002, he retired from Pennsbury Township highways department after 15 years, where his co-workers called him “Butch.”

Harry enjoyed woodworking, refinishing furniture and playing pinochle with his buddies. He loved working in his yard and flower gardens.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Grant and Regina (Keller) Miller. In addition to Elsie, he is survived by a daughter, Vicki married to Bryan Metzler; a son, Rick married to Kelly (Binkley) Miller, all of Holtwood; two grandchildren, Eric married to Katie Force of York and Chase Miller of Holtwood; four step-grandchildren, Colin married to Mackenzie Long of Florida, Whitney Long of Holtwood, Justin Metzler of Lancaster and Caitlin Swindle of Lancaster; a brother, Grant E., Jr., married to Mary of New Mexico; five step-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; a sister, Carolyn Lesher of Lancaster; and his beloved dog, Mandy Lynn. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Miller.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family from 10:00 AM until 12 Noon on Saturday, June 9, 2018 in the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur street, Strasburg, PA. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution in Harry’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

2 thoughts on “Harry L. Miller

  1. Love this man and his family. He was so kind and always in for a good laugh. He was so giving of his time when our father was sick. Rest in Peace, Harry. You will be missed. Kathy Mahoney Groff.


  2. “Butch” was the best ever! There was never anything too big or too little that he would not do for another person. always willing to help and a pleasure to work with. He loved to build things and built many a lasting friendship here and by doing so built a beautiful home in heaven with all his good deeds. Butch, rest in peace with the Lord and my sincere sympathy to Elsie and the family. We will always remember you and miss you.

    Kathleen Howley
    Pennsbury Township Manager


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