James Ray Miller, 90 of Winchester, VA, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Miller was born in 1931, the son of the late Charles and Martha Markley Miller. He retired as Vice President of Chapman Motor Company and was a member of Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church for 73 years. Mr. Miller was part of a youth group, a youth group leader and was active in all church activities, especially church trustee chair and Ridgeway Children’s Fund Director for 50+ years. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
He married Janet Greig Barrow on November 18, 1951, in Winchester, VA. She preceded him in death on August 13, 2015.
Mr. Miller is survived by his grandson, Jim Lonas of Stephens City, granddaughter, Judy Grim of Hagerstown, MD; great grandchildren, Ryan and Joshua Lonas, both of Winchester, VA, and niece, Eunice Miller Davis of Winchester, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Janet; daughters, Alice Van Meter and Betty Grim; brothers, Ralph, Robert and Garnett, William, Charles and Jack Miller; sisters, Mazie, Mable and Retha.
A visitation will be Friday, May 6, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with a service the following day, Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 2pm, held at Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Paynes Church United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Stroop, Ryan Lonas, Joshua Lonas, Ted Shiley, Randy Funk and John Trenary.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Miller’s memory to: Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church, 631 Avanti Dr., Bunker Hill, WV 25413 or P.O. Box 354, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.