Jimmie Miller passed away at Salem Hospital on March 1st, 2022, at age 60, due to a blood infection.
Jimme Francis Miller was born on March 24th, 1961 in Cottage Grove, OR to Robert Charles Miller and Brenda Jo Miller (Thurman). In his youth, he attended Grant High School in Portland, OR as well as Banks High School in Banks, OR.
Jim finally met his soul mate and love of his life, Marcie Fitzhugh. After he proposed three different times, they were married on April 22nd, 2006.
Jim was an asphalt paver for thirty years. Jim and his wife also owned several businesses over the years. Jim was a member of the 701 Laborers/Operators Union. Jim loved to travel, loved road trips, or to just go on long drives on a nice sunny Sunday afternoon. Jim also loved going for drives in the snow, no matter where it was. He also loved hiking Mirror Lake with his beloved daughter, Robyn.
Jim leaves behind his beloved dogs Samme J, Lucee Mae, SayDee. Jim was predeceased by his dogs DejaVu, Maizee Sue, Little Red Boy and many others over the years.
Jim was predeceased by his father in July 2003, his mother in July 2018, his sister Tonya L. Smith in June 2019, and his sister Sonya Grittman in September 2021. Jim also had a brother, John Allen Miller, who was born in 1963 but passed hours later.
Jim is survived by his partner of twenty-two years and spouse of fifteen years, Marcie (Salem, OR), his son Cole J. Miller (Banks, OR), son Joseph P. Miller (Kari Giesler, Purcell, OK), son Russell J. Miller (Sara Miller, Portland, OR), daughter Robyn M. Strand (Kevin Strand, Banks, OR), grandchildren Kadyn Miller (Purcell, OK), Savannah Grace Strand (Banks, OR), nieces and nephews Jacklyn Christmas (La Pine, OR), Maggie Osmon (Hillsboro, OR), Megan Osmon (Hillsboro, OR), Daniel Grittman (Hillsboro, OR), James R. Smith (Forest Grove, OR), and John E. Pies (Portland, OR).
A Celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association.